The Photography of Henry K. Landis

Pennsylvania and New York, 1886-1955

Oscar Beisert, Irwin Richman

Publication date:
May 2013
Publisher :
Stackpole Books
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ISBN : 9780811705691

Dimensions : 279 X 216 mm
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A collection of photographs documenting a diverse array of lifestyles in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries in Pennsylvania and New York by amateur photographer Henry K. Landis (1865-1955)Rich views of turn-of-the-century street life of immigrant communities in New York City, comfortable middle-class lifestyles in Brooklyn and Manhattan, and boating and leisure on Long IslandShots of natural areas in Central Pennsylvania, the agricultural living of the Pennsylvania Dutch in Lancaster, and the beginnings of the photographer’s Landis Valley Museum, housing his vast collections of artifacts