Niagara Falls [Cave Of The Winds]. George Barker, Canadian/Amer.
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Niagara Falls [Cave Of The Winds]

c1888. Albumen paper photograph, 49.8 x 41.2cm. Minor stain to image upper right, minor foxing to centre of image, slight crazing. Laid down on acid-free backing.

Held in the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, with the comment “…George Barker moved to Niagara Falls, New York, in the early 1860s and eventually earned fame for mammoth-plate photographs that viscerally conveyed the scale and sublime nature of the falls. Adding a bit of his own artistry to nature’s handiwork, Barker frequently printed dramatic clouds from a second negative.” Also held in National Gallery of Canada.

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Item #CL185-17

Price (AUD): $2,200.00  other currencies

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