1812 History
War of 1812 Engravings: Fort George, Fort Niagara and Winfield Scott at Queenston
Description
Sponsors
1812 History
Department of Canadian Heritage 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.
Creator
Ambrose Vannater
Media Type
Object
Description
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.
Subject(s)
Local identifier
2003.025.001
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.00012 Longitude: -79.24958
Recommended Citation
Image courtesy of the Niagara Historical Society & Museum
Terms of Use
Please contact the Niagara Historical Society & Museum for any reproductions of this image.
Contact
Niagara Historical Society Museum
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

43 Castlereagh Street

P.O. Box 208

Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON

L0S 1J0

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War of 1812 Engravings: Fort George, Fort Niagara and Winfield Scott at Queenston


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.