Albany: Charles van Benthuysen & Sons, 1880.
Barker, George. First edition. Folding engraved plate, 3 Maps and 9 Heliotype Prints in Part I. Part II has 2 Maps. ("Note - The heliotype prints are from photographic negative taken by Mr. George Barker of Niagara Falls. The prints are by the Heliotype Printing Company, of Boston.") 42; 96 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. With 9 Niagara Heliotypes by George Barker. Crimson cloth lettered in gilt. Sectional title detached, else a BEAUTIFUL COPY Item #51474
With Notes by FREDERICK LAW OLMSTED from pp. 27 - 30, and the fine Heliotypes by Niagara Falls photographer GEORGE BARKER are interspersed throughout the text.
GEORGE BARKER was a major American landscape photographer who lived and worked in Niagara Falls, NY and won many awards for the superb views typified by the fine mounted heliotypes used here in this government report. Upon his death in 1894, his negatives were purchased by Underwood & Underwood of New York.
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