The Battle of Queenston Heights. By James Dennis
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- An oil on canvas painting.
Before dawn on October 13, 1812, the New York State Militia launched an invasion across the treacherous currents of the Niagara River at Queenston. The leader of the British forces, Sir Isaac Brock, was killed in the early stages of the battle. American advances were repulsed by British regulars, local militia and native forces. Our painting was a remembrance of the events by a British officer who had taken part in the battle.
This important canvas was acquired by Mr. Weir in England in 1967 and brought “home” to Queenston.
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