War of 1812 Engravings: Fort George, Fort Niagara and Winfield Scott at Queenston
This item is a part of the 1812 History digitization project. This project was made possible with the support of the Department of Canadian Heritage through the Canadian Culture Online Strategy.
- Ambrose Vannater
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- These are three engravings, most likely from a newspaper or other late 19th century literature, originally, and placed onto tiles. It is believed that they were taken from Winfield Scott's autobiography. They have been mounted onto a wooden plaque by the donor with the name of Ambrose Vannater(donor’s ancestor) inscribed on it.
The images are: Scott’s speech on a log at the Battle of Queenston Heights, Fort Niagara, and Scott tearing down the British flag after the capture of Fort George and Fort Niagara.
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Latitude: 43.00012 Longitude: -79.24958
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- Image courtesy of the Niagara Historical Society & Museum
- Please contact the Niagara Historical Society & Museum for any reproductions of this image.
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