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Maker(s):Barker, George
Culture:American; Canadian
Title:Niagara - Prospect Point
Date Made:ca. 1860's
Materials:paper
Place Made:United States
Measurements:overall: 3 3/8 in x 6 3/4 in; 8.6 cm x 17.1 cm
Accession Number:  HC 2016.1.169
Credit Line:Purchased from Robert W. Lisle, MD, 2004

Description:
This image taken by George Barker; Died 27 November 1894. In 1862, Barker moved to Niagara Falls, New York, and opened a photographic studio.In 1879, Barker provided photographs of the Niagara region for a state survey on industrial and commercial development along the Niagara River. In 1886, Barker began photographing in Georgia, Virginia, and Saint Augustine, Florida, for the tourist trade.

Tags:
stereographs; black and white; photographs

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