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Barker, George 1844-1894

Overview
Works: 127 works in 127 publications in 1 language and 128 library holdings
Genres: History 
Roles: Photographer, Author
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Most widely held works about George Barker
 
Most widely held works by George Barker
Silver Spring[s], Florida, moonlight by George Barker( Visual )

1 edition published in 1887 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Photograph showing moonlight on water with boathouse and trees in the background
Stereograph file( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Many events and activities are also recorded in the collection, including parades, anniversaries of historic events, and holidays such as the Fourth of July. Activities for enlightenment and amusement include rowing, croquet, archery, horseback riding, camp meetings, chatauquas, reading, band concerts, circuses, and picnicking are shown, as well as spectacular events including balloon ascensions, Blondin crossing Niagara Falls on a tightrope, the Chicago and Boston fires, the San Francisco earthquake, train wrecks, dam failures, tornado damage and other disasters. War also offers a perennial subject for photographers, and some of the earliest images in the collection show Crimean War sites. The United States Civil War is heavily documented, and other military actions are recorded, including the Modoc Indian War, the Spanish American War, South African (Boer) War, the Russo-Japanese War, and World War I
Stereoscopic views of hunting and camping in Colorado( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Views of hunting and camping in Colorado; includes staged views of a hunter bagging a wild cat, a staged view of hunting a deer, a staged view of bear in a camp, man in a tree, another taking aim at the bear; men on horses and with dogs leaving on a hunt; deer and elk hanging from the front of a building; camping outfits including stoves being transported by covered wagons and on horseback; group in camp with an African American man waiting on them
Florida-- the great Cedar Avenue--Ft. George Id. by George Barker( Visual )

1 edition published in 1886 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Stereograph shows a tree-lined path, Fort George Island
[Alligator pond, Fort George Island, Florida] by George Barker( Visual )

1 edition published in 1886 and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Stereoscopic views of the plaza, St. Augustine, Florida( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Views in the Plaza de la Constitucion, St. Augustine: includes views of the monument erected to commemorate the adoption of the Spanish liberal constitution; the market that had been used as a slave market (in one view well-dressed African American men stand on the steps); the Spanish governor's mansion, later used as post office and courthouse; the cathedral; the Bishop's residence; the St. Augustine hotel; man driving a carriage; boy in an ox cart, captioned "lightning express." Some duplication
Stereoscopic views of the Brooklyn Bridge, New York, N.Y( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

View of the Brooklyn Bridge: construction views including view of the N.Y. Caisson "with iron lining and shafts in place," and other views of towers, cables, etc.; general views form the harbor and shores, views of promenade, including police patrolling, railroad lines and street cars, roadways; views of area around approaches, shipping, ferries
A free lunch by George Barker( Visual )

1 edition published in 1890 and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Photograph shows African American woman breast-feeding a baby
The Johnstown calamity- Valley of the Conemaugh, from South Fork by George Barker( Visual )

1 edition published in 1889 and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Boy and woman in foreground, Conemaugh River in background, Johnstown, Pennsylvania
Stereographs of hunting and camping scenes by George Barker( Visual )

and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Photographs show men hunting deer, bear, quail, grouse, ducks, and duck hunting in a skeg. Locations identified in photographs include Long Point, Canada, Northern Wisconsin, and Lake Erie. One photograph shows a man dressing a buck, several photographs show various scenes of hunters camping, and at least one hunter's cabin, including one interior view. Also, one comic scene of a man "fighting" a (dead) bear
Photograph of ice bridge, ice mound and American Fall, Niagara--Instantaneous by George Barker( Visual )

1 edition published in 1883 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Stereoscopic views of Independence Hall, Philadelphia( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Views of Independence Hall, including exteriors, some with decorations, statue of Washington, interiors including statue of Washington and views the Liberty Bell. Some views duplicated
[Wayside scene, Stony Creek, Va.] by George Barker( Visual )

1 edition published in 1886 and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Man driving mule-drawn wagon and two other men standing nearby
Stereographs of Buffalo, New York by George Barker( Visual )

and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Photographs show aerial views, street scenes, and buildings. Includes City and County Hall, the State Insane Asylum, Music Hall, Academy of Music, German Insurance Building, First Presbyterian Church, St. Joseph's Cathedral, St. Michael's Church, Lincoln Parkway Bridge, the Phelps Monument, and the Washington Market. Two photographs show the harbor
Stereoscopic views of cemeteries in Savannah, Georgia( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Views of cemeteries in Savannah: primarily views of Bonaventure, including views of the entrance gate, paths and drives, carriages, people viewing the trees, tombs, monuments and plots, including Gen. Clinch's and Josiah Tatnall's (one of the founders of Bonaventure); views of the "old cemetery" including the gates, monuments; monuments and mausoleums at the old church yard; Mrs. Marshall's lot and other views at Laurel Grove. Some views duplicated
[Collotypes from photographs in Some things in and about Buffalo]( Visual )

1 edition published in 1884 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"14 collotypes from photographs of views around Buffalo. George Barker, Niagara Falls, N.Y. The unsigned collotypes in this souvenir publication are expertly produced. Some of Barker's pictures [commissioned] for this book are superb."--Hanson Collection catalog, p. 79
Stereoscopic views of railroads and waterfronts in Chicago( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Views of Chicago railroad, shipping and waterfront scenes: view from Dearborn Park of the Pullman Palace Car Company, railroad yards and lake, beyond; the Chicago & North Western depot, a view of the directors car and a grain elevator; Michigan Southern Railroad depot; Chicago lighthouse; views of the Chicago River including grain elevators, steamboats, tugboats, sailing vessels, a lumber yard, bridges at State, Clark Sts., 5th Ave.; the Link bridge, wagon waiting to cross bridge, the "Great whaleback ship"; Lake Michigan views: view of the lake shore, people on the shore after a storm, the breakwater from Michigan Ave.; a sailboat on the lake, steamers in distance, a large freighter coming in to dock, people enjoying a Lake Michigan bathing beach
[Avenue of coconut palms, Florida] by George Barker( Visual )

1 edition published in 1891 and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Stereographs of a League of American Wheelmen bicycle race by George Barker( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Photographs show cyclists racing at a stadium on Penny-farthing bicycles and cycles with pneumatic tires. Includes cyclists lined up at the start of the race and two heading for the finish line at the close of the race. One photo shows a cyclist "Banker" waiting for the start of a time trial
Stereoscopic views of the Chicago stockyards( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Views of the stockyards in Chicago: Union Stockyard: including sheep, cattle and hogs awaiting slaughter, a flock of sheep at the main entrance gate, general views showing corrals and buildings; Armour's packing house: long rows of hogs in the hanging room, men cutting up hopgs, one with giant cleaver upraised, ready to chop; man washing a beef carcass with boiling water
 
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Alternative Names
George Barker

George Barker American photographer

George Barker Canadees fotograaf (1844-1894)

George Barker photographer

Languages
English (15)