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[Niagara Falls]

George Barker1886

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum

Details

  • Title: [Niagara Falls]
  • Creator: George Barker
  • Date: 1886
  • Location Created: New York, United States
  • Physical Dimensions: 51.5 x 41.5 cm (20 1/4 x 16 5/16 in.)
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Albumen silver print
  • Source Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Object Type: Print
  • Object Status: Permanent Collection
  • Number: 84.XM.487.5
  • Markings: (Recto, mount), lower left, imprinted in black ink: "Copyright 1886, by Geo. Barker.", lower left, impressed stamp: " BARKER / PHOTOGRAPHER / NIAGARA FALLS.N.Y." (Verso, mount), middle center, imprinted in black ink within embellished circular stamp: "AWARDED / NINE / FIRST PRIZE / MEDALS" middle center, imprinted in black ink: "SPECIAL PRIZE. - SILVER MEDAL. - GERMANY, 1886. / GOLD MEDAL PRIZE PHOTOGRAPHS / GEO. BARKER, / Landscape Photographer, / FACTORY AND SALESROOMS, / No. II MAIN STREET, NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. / [embellishment] / NIAGARA, FLORIDA AND OTHER AMERICAN SCENERY. / Special Grand Prize.--Diamond Badge. / Photographers Assn. of America, --1887. / [in italics] First Prize Medal for "Interiors."-1888. / Copyright 1886, by Geo.Barker." middle center, imprinted in black ink within embellished circular stamp: "GRAND / GOLD MEDAL / ST. LOUIS, 1886."
  • Inscription: (Verso, mount), lower left, inscribed in pencil: "Barker 3"
  • Display Location: Not currently on view
  • Department: Photographs
  • Culture: American
  • Classification: Photographs

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