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Natural Curiosity. - Ottawa River Canada. : Two Miles Above Chaudiere Falls, on the Hull Side.

  • ARTIST: William S. Hunter, Jr.

  • PUBLISHER: Published by William S. Hunter, Jr.

  • MEDIUM: Two-color lithograph with handcoloring,

    DATE: 1855-56.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 8 3/8 x 11 5/8" (213 x 295 mm).

  • DESCRIPTION: Wm. S. Hunter del. J. H. Buffords Lith. Boston. Appeared in Hunter's Ottawa scenery in the vicinity of Ottawa City, Canada. All images based on drawings by Hunter and printed in Boston by Bufford. Drawn on stone by Winslow Homer and John P. Newell. "Probably the first book to include lithographs drawn by Winslow Homer, who was apprenticed to Bufford's of Boston at the relatively late age of eighteen, . . . the third plate, View of the Locks, Entrance of Rideau Canal is initialed by Homer, and the large title vignette and five other plates are attributable to him on grounds of style." Tatham,"Winslow Homer and the Printed Book" (1992).


  • CONDITION: Good condition and color.