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Half Moon, Second Fall, in the Jenesea River, 1792

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In margin below picture in ink: "E.F. Amherst 1792 A South View of the Half Moon or Second Fall in the Jenesea River on Lake Ontario. - Width. . . 450 / Height of the Fall 26 Feet" Verso the same as a bove, and also: "From the collection of Earl Amherst"


Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA December 14, 1950

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875


Place Depicted

Lake Ontario

Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Karolik (1962) cat.


Image: 30.96 x 47.1 cm (12 3/16 x 18 9/16 in.) Sheet: 32.7 x 48.3 cm (12 7/8 x 19 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Brush and black wash on paper


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