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Fairies Cascade
1870-1920
G.F. Gates
USA: New York, Watkins
Photograph on paper mounted on board
4 1/4"h x 7"w x 1/8"d
Gift of William Caleb Loring
88.38.131

Black-and-white stereophotograph or stereocard mounted on an orange card, showing a waterfall flowing over a group of rocks into a body of water. There is a fallen tree limb lying in the water below the falls. The area above and behind the falls is rocky and wooded. The back of the card is pink, with a yellow rectangular label affixed to it. Printed in black on the label is "Stereographs / of / Havana Glen Scenery, / Photographed and Published by / G. F. Gates, Watkins, N.Y. / The Trade supplied at liberal rates. Orders filled in / rotation. See descriptive Catalogue. / This Glen is situated near the village of Havana, / Schuyler County, N.Y. The latter point is accessible / several times daily, by the trains of the Northern Central / R.R., which connect with the Erie at Elmira, and at / Canandaigua with the New York Central. Visitors com- / ing by Steamers over Seneca Lake can take the Cars at / Watkins, three miles from Havana, or may enjoy a / pleasant drive of four miles from the Steamboat Land- / ing to the entrance of the Glen./ No. [in pencil] 165 / [list of available card in series, with titles]."



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