Niagara Seen With Different Eyes

Niagara Seen With Different Eyes, 1873

Arthur Lumley   —  
  • Irish
  • 1837-1912

  • 2006:001.280
  • wood engraving
  • Harper's Weekly.
  • New York
  • 15 1/2 x 21 3/4 in.
  • Framed: 22 7/8 x 28 1/4 in.
  • Collection of the Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University, Generous Donation from Dr. Charles Rand Penney, partially funded by the Castellani Purchase Fund, with additional funding from Mr. and Mrs. Thomas A. Lytle, 2006
Arthur Lumley captured the wide appeal of Niagara Falls by presenting the various ways in which a diverse population of viewers experience this natural wonder. Tourists are captivated, lovers enthralled, poets and artists inspired, naturalists in awe, and citizens filled with a sense of nationalistic pride and identity. This print first appeared in Harper’s Weekly magazine in 1873.