Technical Information

Digital Object
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filename
sfp0129.jpg
url
glopad/images/new/gid9/img1003619.jpg
thumbfilename
sfp0129.jpg
thumburl
glopad/images/new/gid9/img1003619thumb.jpg
Repository's ID Number
Sfp0129
Size of Digital Object
1357 x 700 pixels
Duration
978325200
Title of Digital Object
Dixon Crossing the Niagara
Notes
SFPALM
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all
Digital Object > Date
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Date of creation
Unknown
Digital Object > Category of Format
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Category of Format
Still image
Digital Object > Ordering Information
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Ordering Information
Contact San Francisco Performing Arts Library and Museum, reference@sfpalm.org.
Digital Object > Digital Object Credits
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Credits
Courtesy of [Collection name], San Francisco Performing Arts Library & Museum.
Digital Object > mime type
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mimetype
image/jpeg
Digital Object > Collection
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Collection
Circus Collection- Photos- Bands, Acrobats, Groups, Etc.
Digital Object > Represented Performance Moment
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Digital Object > Performance moment represented in digital object > Date
*/d_digdoc/r_digdoc_performance/d_performance.dateid 1013482
Date of performance
September 6, 1890
Digital Object > Performance moment represented in digital object > Production
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Production
1890Sep06, Niagara Falls, Dixon Crossing the Niagara
Production notes
Photographer and tightrope walker Samuel J. Dixon, of Toronto, walked the high wire over Niagra on September 6th 1890. Wearing brown tights, black silk trunks, and his "lucky" Civil War cap, Dixon walked a seven-eigths inch wire over the Niagara River Gorge, above the most turbulent portion of the Whirlpool Rapids. His sixteen-foot-long balancing pole was made up of three pieces of gas pipe. After crossing from the Canadian side to the American side, on his return walk he further thrilled the crowd by standing on one foot, lying on the rope with the pole resting on his chest, and hanging from the wire by one hand. SFPALM
Digital Object > Performance moment represented in digital object > Represented Performance Moment > Date
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Date production started
September 6, 1890
Digital Object > Performance moment represented in digital object > Represented Performance Moment > Date
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Date production ended
September 6, 1890
Digital Object > Performance moment represented in digital object > Represented Performance Moment > Production Alternate Name
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Also known as
Dixon crossing the Niagara
Digital Object > Performance moment represented in digital object > Represented Performance Moment > Arts of Performance
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Arts of Performance
Aerial stunts
Digital Object > Performance moment represented in digital object > Person
*/d_digdoc/r_digdoc_performance/r_performance_person 1001054
Name
Dixon, Samuel J.
Notes
Photographer and tightrope walker Samuel J. Dixon, of Toronto, walked the high wire over Niagra on September 6th, 1890. Wearing brown tights, black silk trunks, and his "lucky" Civil War cap, Dixon walked a seven-eigths inch wire over the Niagara River Gorge, above the most turbulent portion of the Whirlpool Rapids. His sixteen-foot-long balancing pole was made up of three pieces of gas pipe. After crossing from the Canadian side to the American side, on his return walk he further thrilled the crowd by standing on one foot, lying on the rope with the pole resting on his chest, and hanging from the wire by one hand. SFPALM Country: Canada
Digital Object > Performance moment represented in digital object > Person(s) Represented > Date
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Date of birth
Unknown
Digital Object > Performance moment represented in digital object > Person(s) Represented > Date
*/d_digdoc/r_digdoc_performance/r_performance_person/d_person.deathdateid 1012064
Date Deceased
Unknown
Digital Object > Performance moment represented in digital object > Person(s) Represented > Date
*/d_digdoc/r_digdoc_performance/r_performance_person/d_person.activedateid 1012065
Dates active
September 6, 1890
Digital Object > Performance moment represented in digital object > Function
*/d_digdoc/r_digdoc_performance/r_performance_person:functionid 67
Function
Acrobat
Digital Object > Performance moment represented in digital object > Piece
*/d_digdoc/r_digdoc_performance/r_performance_piece 1000589
Piece Title
Dixon Crossing the Niagara
Notes
A tight-rope walking performance over Niagara River Gorge. In addition to walking the wire, Dixon performed tricks, such as laying down on the wire with the pole resting on his chest, hanging from the wire by one hand, etc. SFPALM
Digital Object > Performance moment represented in digital object > Piece(s) Represented > Date
*/d_digdoc/r_digdoc_performance/r_performance_piece/d_piece.dateid 1013483
Date piece created
1890
Digital Object > Performance moment represented in digital object > Piece(s) Represented > Structure of Piece
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Digital Object > Performance moment represented in digital object > Place
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Name
Niagara Falls
Place notes
Since the early 19th century, people have been performing feats of daring (such as tightrope walking, riding in a barrel, whitewater rafting, etc.) on and around the falls, whirlpools, rapids and river of Niagara, which straddles the US and Canada.SFPALM
Digital Object > Performance moment represented in digital object > Place(s) Represented > Country
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Country(s)
United States
Digital Object > Performance moment represented in digital object > Place(s) Represented > Date
*/d_digdoc/r_digdoc_performance/r_performance_place/d_place.opendateid 1012848
Date place opened
Unknown
Digital Object > Performance moment represented in digital object > Place(s) Represented > Date
*/d_digdoc/r_digdoc_performance/r_performance_place/d_place.closedateid 1012849
Date place closed
Unknown
Digital Object > Performance moment represented in digital object > Place(s) Represented > Place Alternate Name
*/d_digdoc/r_digdoc_performance/r_performance_place/r_place_altname 1483
Digital Object > Performance moment represented in digital object > Place(s) Represented > Country
*/d_digdoc/r_digdoc_performance/r_performance_place/r_place_country 22
Country(s)
United States
Digital Object > Place
*/d_digdoc/r_digdoc_place 1000218
Name
San Francisco Performing Arts Library & Museum
City
San Francisco
State/Province
California
Digital Object > Location of digital object > Country
*/d_digdoc/r_digdoc_place/d_place.countryid 22
Country(s)
United States
Digital Object > Location of digital object > Date
*/d_digdoc/r_digdoc_place/d_place.opendateid 1009193
Date place opened
Unknown
Digital Object > Location of digital object > Date
*/d_digdoc/r_digdoc_place/d_place.closedateid 1009194
Date place closed
Unknown
Digital Object > Location of digital object > Place Alternate Name
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Digital Object > Location of digital object > Country
*/d_digdoc/r_digdoc_place/r_place_country 22
Country(s)
United States
Digital Object > Source Object
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Repository's ID Number
Sfp0129
Size
7 x 3 in
Duration
978325200
Digital Object > Source object of digital object > Date
*/d_digdoc/r_digdoc_sourceobject/d_source_object.creationdateid 1013481
Date of creation
1890
Digital Object > Source object of digital object > Category of Format
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Category of Format
Still image
Digital Object > Source object of digital object > Subcategory of Format
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Subcategory of Format
Photograph
Digital Object > Source object of digital object > Source Object Format
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Format
Stereograph
Digital Object > Source object of digital object > Size Measure Type
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sizemeasure
inches (in)
Digital Object > Source object of digital object > Collection
*/d_digdoc/r_digdoc_sourceobject/r_sourceobject_collection 27
Collection
Circus Collection- Photos- Bands, Acrobats, Groups, Etc.
Digital Object > Source object of digital object > Person
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Name
Barker, George
Notes
Photographer. SFPALM
Digital Object > Source object of digital object > Person(s) Associated to Source Object > Date
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Date of birth
Unknown
Digital Object > Source object of digital object > Person(s) Associated to Source Object > Date
*/d_digdoc/r_digdoc_sourceobject/r_sourceobject_person/d_person.deathdateid 1012836
Date Deceased
Unknown
Digital Object > Source object of digital object > Person(s) Associated to Source Object > Date
*/d_digdoc/r_digdoc_sourceobject/r_sourceobject_person/d_person.activedateid 1012837
Dates active
1890
Digital Object > Source object of digital object > Person(s) Associated to Source Object > Country
*/d_digdoc/r_digdoc_sourceobject/r_sourceobject_person/r_person_country 22
Country(s)
United States
Digital Object > Source object of digital object > Function
*/d_digdoc/r_digdoc_sourceobject/r_sourceobject_person:functionid 14
Function
Photographer
Digital Object > Source object of digital object > Place
*/d_digdoc/r_digdoc_sourceobject/r_sourceobject_place 1000218
Name
San Francisco Performing Arts Library & Museum
City
San Francisco
State/Province
California
Digital Object > Source object of digital object > Associated Places > Country
*/d_digdoc/r_digdoc_sourceobject/r_sourceobject_place/d_place.countryid 22
Country(s)
United States
Digital Object > Source object of digital object > Associated Places > Date
*/d_digdoc/r_digdoc_sourceobject/r_sourceobject_place/d_place.opendateid 1009193
Date place opened
Unknown
Digital Object > Source object of digital object > Associated Places > Date
*/d_digdoc/r_digdoc_sourceobject/r_sourceobject_place/d_place.closedateid 1009194
Date place closed
Unknown
Digital Object > Source object of digital object > Associated Places > Place Alternate Name
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Digital Object > Source object of digital object > Associated Places > Country
*/d_digdoc/r_digdoc_sourceobject/r_sourceobject_place/r_place_country 22
Country(s)
United States