Blondin’s Tight-Rope Feat: Crossing The Niagara River
Blondin’s Tight-Rope Feat: Crossing The Niagara River
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Blondin’s Tight-Rope Feat: Crossing The Niagara River

c1859. Pair of albumen paper photographs, stereo card format, text with title in letterpress with line-block vignette on backing below image and verso, 7.2 x 7.1cm (approx. each image), 8.3 x 17.5cm (each card). Slight stains and foxing overall.

Text includes “No. 137” and a detailed summary of Blondin’s crossing, which was extracted from The New York Daily Tribune, June 30th 1859. By the time Blondin (French, 1824-1897) gave his final performance in 1896, it was estimated that he had crossed Niagara Falls 300 times. Ref: Smithsonian.

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Item #CL191-6

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