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Images of the Erie Canal in Lockport

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Lockport -- Old Lithographs and Prints

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View of the Upper Village of Lockport Lockport -- View looking east from the top eastbound lock
"View of the Upper Village of Lockport, Niagara Co., N.Y." -- Lithograph by J. H. Bufford, from drawing by W. Wilson, 1836. "Lockport, Erie Canal" -- by W.H. Bartlett, 1839 -- View looking east from the top eastbound lock. From: L'Amerique pittoresque / N.P. Willis, 1840. (Hand-colored engraving, 18 x 10 in.) -- courtesy of the Department of Rare Books & Special Collections, University of Rochester Library.
 
Lockport -- View looking east from the top eastbound lock Lockport -- View looking east from the top eastbound lock
"Lockport, Erie Canal" -- by W. H. Bartlett, engraved by W. Tombleson, 1839. From "American scenery, or, Land, lake, and river illustrations of transatlantic nature" from drawings by W. H. Bartlett engraved in the first style of the art, by R. Wallis, J. Cousen, Willmore [and others] ; the literary department by N.P. Willis (London : George Virtue, 1839). Steel plate engraving,
4 3/4 x 7 1/2 in.
"Lockport, Erie Canal" -- by W. H. Bartlett, engraved by W. Tombleson (London : published for the Proprietors by Geo. Virtue, 1838) -- hand-colored engraving ; 4 3/4 x 7 1/4 in.
 
Lockport -- View looking east from the top eastbound lock Combined Locks on the Erie Canal at Lockport
"Erie Canal, Lockport" -- Artist: n/a (but apparently copied from W.H. Bartlett), Engraver: n/a. From: Meyer's universum, or, Views of the most remarkable places and objects of all countries / engraved in steel by distinguished artists, with descriptive and historical text, by writers in Europe and America ; edited by Charles A. Dana. (New York :H. J. Meyer, [1852]-1853) Engraving 4 1/4 x 6 1/4 in. "Combined Locks on the Erie Canal at Lockport" -- from: Water Routes from the Great Northwest, in Harper's New Monthly Magazine, vol. 63, no. 375, Aug, 1881, p. 429.
 
Lockport -- View looking east from the top eastbound lock  
"Locks in the Erie Canal at Lockport" -- from: Harper's Student Geography (1892) -- original size: 2 1/2 x 4 1/4 in..  

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