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53#02 Rochester, George Eastman House, Conservatory
68.2 x 69.7 cm / 26.6 x 27.2 in
Provided by the artist - Thomas Kellner
The George Eastman House is the oldest photography museum and one of the oldest film archives of the world. It was built in 1905 by J. Foster Warner in Georgian architectural style and opened to the public as a museum in 1949 in Rochester, New York, USA. The museum is well noted for its photograph and motion picture archives and also for film preservation and photograph conservation, educating archivists and conservators from around the world. The photography collection includes more than 400,000 photographs and negatives of more than 14,000 photographers dating from the invention of photography to the present day. Inside of the house you find the Dryden Theatre for showcasing the museum's collection of motion pictures. The museum is located in and around the house built by George Eastman, the founder of Eastman Kodak Company.