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1953

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Print, Rail Road Suspension Bridge near Niagara Falls, 1856

This is a Print. It was after C. Parsons and published by Nathaniel Currier and James Merritt Ives. It is dated 1856 and we acquired it in 1953. Its medium is engraving on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by William J. Donald. It is credited Gift of William J. Donald.

Its dimensions are

Image: 26.2 x 39.3 cm (10 5/16 x 15 1/2 in.) Frame: 44.8 x 60.3 cm (17 5/8 x 23 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Print, Rail Road Suspension Bridge near Niagara Falls, 1856; Published by Nathaniel Currier (American, 1813–88); USA; engraving on paper; Image: 26.2 x 39.3 cm (10 5/16 x 15 1/2 in.) Frame: 44.8 x 60.3 cm (17 5/8 x 23 3/4 in.); Gift of William J. Donald; 1953-102-109

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