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File:Maria Spelterini at Suspension Bridge.jpg

English: Maria Spelterini is walking across a tightrope across the Niagara Gorge, from the United States side to Canada, with her feet in peach baskets. In the background is the Niagara Suspension Bridge, which is full of spectators. In the distant background is the Niagara Falls.
Date 8 July 1876
Source From the Niagara Falls Public Library. Original image is a stereograph published in 1876.
Author George E. Curtis (1830-1910)
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  1. Greenhill, Ralph; Birrell, Andrew (1979) [1965] Canadian photography, 1839–1920, Toronto, Canada: Coach House Press, pp. p. 148 ISBN: 0889101345.
  2. George E. Curtis. The AMICA Library. Cartography Associates (2007). Retrieved on 2008-09-21.
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