George N. Barnard / Burning Mills at Oswego, New York / July 5, 1853George N. Barnard
Burning Mills at Oswego, New York
July 5, 1853

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Creator Name: Barnard, George N.
Creator Nationality: North American; American
Gender: M
Creator Birth Place: US, CT, Coventry
Creator Death Place: US, NY, Cedarville
Creator Name-CRT: George N. Barnard
Title: Burning Mills at Oswego, New York
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Creation Start Date: 1853
Creation End Date: 1853
Creation Date: July 5, 1853
Creation Place: US, NY, Oswego
Object Type: Photographs
Materials and Techniques: daguerreotype
Dimensions: 5.7 x 6.9 cm., 1/6 plate
Inscriptions: mat recto-(embossed stamp) "Barnard Oswego"
AMICA Contributor: George Eastman House
Owner Location: Rochester, New York, USA
ID Number: 79:3107:0001
Credit Line: Museum Purchase; ex-collection James Cady
Subject Terms: event, fire
Exhibition History: ""Permanent" Survey Exhibition - 19th Century", US, NY, Rochester, GEH - Second Floor Galleries, August 1979 - March 1984.//
Exhibition History: "Survey of the History of 19th Century Photography", US, NY, Rochester, GEH - Second Floor Gallery, March 1985 - April 1987.//
Exhibition History: "George N. Barnard: Photographer of Sherman's Campaign", US, NY, Rochester, GEH - North & South Galleries, May 17 - June 19, 1991.//
Exhibition History: "Eventful Camera", US, NY, Rochester July 24, 1999 - March 12, 2000.//
Exhibition History: "Reflections in a Glass Eye: Works from the International Center of Photography" US, NY, New York November 3, 2000 - March 18, 2001.//
Related Document Description: Sobieszek, Robert A. --Masterpieces of Photography from the George Eastman House Collections.-- New York: Abbeville Press, 1985. p. 48.//
Related Document Description: Davis, Keith F. --George N. Barnard, Photographer of Sherman's Campaign.-- Kansas City, MO: Hallmark Cards, Inc., 1990. fig. 7.//
Related Document Description: Hirsch, Robert. --Seizing the Light: A History of Photography.-- New York: McGraw Hill, 1999. p. 98.//
AMICA ID: GEH_.79:3107:0001
AMICA Library Year: 2002
Media Metadata Rights: ? George Eastman House

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