Catalog: Details List 108-16
[Niagara Falls] Darby, The Straits of Niagara. NY, 1819. 6½ x 14½. BW. Lightly age-toned, fold separation repaired, else VG. Engraved by W. Hooker for William Darby's A Tour from the city of New York to Detroit... Details shown include the Light House, and the proposed mole at Buffalo, a school house, and a Tuscarora village. Topographical features noted include rapids, the whirlpool, "Extensive Forests." Crossed swords locate the War of 1812 Battle of "Chippeway." Inset of "The Great Slope [a geological formation] which occasions the Falls." With scale bar of two miles to the inch. Sold
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