Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, Prospect House, Niagara Falls to Violet Isabel Wallace Nutwood Cottage, Frith Hill, Godalming on 16 March 1887.
Letter from Alfred Russel Wallace to his daughter Violet from Niagara Falls (Canada), 16 Mar 1887, describing the partly frozen falls and surrounding area; ferns entirely absent, probably taken by tourists, every rock and stump covered with (carved) names.
An enclosure handwritten in English.
Sketch map in black ink on paper approximately 14 cm x 15cm showing Prospect House, Horseshoe Fall, American Falls, Goat Island, Luna Island, Three Sisters (islands) bridges, rapids and points at which there is ice.
An original MS
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