Untitled by Job Thornbury

In the year 1836 the names of 30,000 persons were registered on the two shores at the Falls of Niagara.

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The title page of the Table Rock Album


All came to see whate’er was to be seen;
All saw, because they had their eyes, I ween;
Some pondered, some wondered, all went away;
Whether they went wiser 
― can’t pretend to say.


Source: Table Rock Album and Sketches of the Falls and Scenery Adjacent. Buffalo: Steam Press of Thomas and Lathrops, copyright by Jewett, Thomas & Co.,1856c.1848

This link takes you to the scanned version of  the 1855 version of Table Rock Album from the Hathi Trust

See the Table of Contents of the Table Rock Album on this site.

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