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Creator Name: Birch, William
Creator Nationality: North American; American
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: 1755 England-1834 USA
Biography: Came to U.S. in 1794.
Creator Name-CRT: William Birch
Title: The Falls of Niagara
Title Type: Title
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1827
Creation End Date: 1827
Creation Date: ca. 1827
Object Type: Paintings
Materials and Techniques: Enameled copper
Dimensions: 2 5/8 x 2 3/8 in. (6.7 x 6.0 cm) rectangle
Inscriptions: lower left in enamel: W.B. back in enamel: This wild oblique sketch from/the corner of the falls of Niagara/taken by Renagel from the Spot/and Painted by me Wm. Birch gives/in my opinion a greater id
AMICA Contributor: Smithsonian American Art Museum
Owner Location: Washington, DC, USA
ID Number: 1980.37
Credit Line: Museum Purchase
Copyright: Smithsonian American Art Museum
AMICA ID: SAAM.1980.37
Component Measured: object
Measurement Dimension: height
Measurement Value: 6.70
Measurement Unit: cm
Measurement Dimension: width
Measurement Value: 6.00
AMICA Library Year: 2002
Media Metadata Rights:
Photo: Courtesy of Smithsonian American Art Museum
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