DAC Collection Artist Information
American and Canadian photographer
Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
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.
Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500036978.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.
Objects related to George Barker:
|George Barker||Ice Bridge—Niagara River, later 19th century||Photographic stereo view mounted on card|
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