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Name Bierstadt, Edward
Dates & places of birth and death Born, 1824
Died, 1906
Nationality American
Occupation Photographer, Engraver
Notes He opened his own studio in New York City in 1860.
He was hired by William West Durant to take a series of photos for an advertising brochure entitled The Adirondacks, Artotype Views Among the Mountains and Lakes of the North Woods to publicize Blue Mountain Lake and Raquette Lake in the Adirondacks.
Relationships Brother, Albert Bierstadt (Painter)
Places of residence New York, NY
Role Photographer

Associated Records

Image of View from Crane's Point, Blue Mountain Lake, Adirondacks, N.Y. - Collotype

View from Crane's Point, Blue Mountain Lake, Adirondacks, N.Y. - Collotype

Collotype, black and white: depicts a man sitting on a rock near the waters edge fishing. In the distance is a large house, with many smaller houses along the shore.

Image of Looking North-West from the Prospect House, Blue Mountain Lake, Adirondacks, N.Y. - Collotype

Looking North-West from the Prospect House, Blue Mountain Lake, Adirondacks, N.Y. - Collotype

Collotype, black and white: view of an open grassy area with a tennis court and net. Four people are on the grassy court playing tennis. Two people are rowing by in a guideboat. In the background is a lake with a forested island and mountains.

Image of Outlet of Utowana Lake, Adirondacks, N.Y. - Collotype

Outlet of Utowana Lake, Adirondacks, N.Y. - Collotype

Collotype, black and white: view of a small white steamboat coming out of an outlet, surrounded by bare trees and dense forest. A small rock jutting out of the water to the left.

Image of West Mountain from Bennett's Hotel, Raquette Lake, Adirondacks, N.Y. - Collotype

West Mountain from Bennett's Hotel, Raquette Lake, Adirondacks, N.Y. - Collotype

Collotype, black and white: view of a lake with mountains and forested shores in the background. In the foreground, a canoe with two people and a large boat with a steam pipe on the top. A dock in the lower left corner.

Image of View Looking West From the Prospect House, Blue Mountain Lake. Adirondacks, N.Y. - Collotype

View Looking West From the Prospect House, Blue Mountain Lake. Adirondacks, N.Y. - Collotype

Collotype, black and white: view of a lake with forested shorelines to the right and mountains in the background. A guide boat with two people are in the center.

Image of [Merwin's Blue Mountain Lake House] - Collotype

[Merwin's Blue Mountain Lake House] - Collotype

Collotype, black and white: View of a lake with islands in the left background. To the right is a rustic porch with two men sitting on chairs and a child leaning against the rail.

Image of Indian River Hotel, Adirondacks, N.Y. - Collotype

Indian River Hotel, Adirondacks, N.Y. - Collotype

Collotype, black and white: view of a large, white building near the top of a hill. A dirt road with a rustic, wood fence leads to the building. Next to the building are two smaller structures and an open field. Behind is the top of the hill. Across the street are more buildings.

Image of Piazza, Prospect House, Blue Mountain Lake, Adirondacks, N.Y. - Collotype

Piazza, Prospect House, Blue Mountain Lake, Adirondacks, N.Y. - Collotype

Collotype, black and white: view of a large porch with wooden chairs. People are sitting next to the railing overlooking the lake. To the left, next to the house groups of chairs are set up with woman and men talking.

Image of Outlet of the Blue Mountain Lake. Adirondacks, N.Y. - Collotype

Outlet of the Blue Mountain Lake. Adirondacks, N.Y. - Collotype

Collotype, black and white: depicts a white steamboat with a roof, two guideboats rest on the roof. People sit in the boat, one man standing in the front. They have just come through a log bridge over a river. Two people sit on the bridge. The boat is named, "Toowarloondah."

Image of Dining Room, Prospect House, Blue Mountain Lake, Adirondacks, N.Y. - Collotype

Dining Room, Prospect House, Blue Mountain Lake, Adirondacks, N.Y. - Collotype

Collotype, black and white: view of a large dining room with tables in rows with white table cloths. People are sitting at the various tables, servers are standing between them.

Image of [Bennett's Hotel] - Collotype

[Bennett's Hotel] - Collotype

Collotype, black and white: view of a large dining room with tables in rows with white table cloths. People are sitting at the various tables, servers are standing between them.

Image of Looking South-east from Rock Island, Blue Mountain Lake, Adirondacks, N.Y. - Collotype

Looking South-east from Rock Island, Blue Mountain Lake, Adirondacks, N.Y. - Collotype

Collotype, black and white: view of the Prospect House from Rock Island on Blue Mountain Lake.

Image of In the Cottage, Prospect House, Blue Mountain Lake, Adirondacks, N.Y. - Collotype

In the Cottage, Prospect House, Blue Mountain Lake, Adirondacks, N.Y. - Collotype

Collotype, black and white: view of the interior of a house. Fireplace to the left and two door openings to the right leading into other rooms. A small table with a vase and flowers in the center. One rocking chair pulled up to the table.

Image of Around Blue Mountain Lake, Adirondacks, N.Y. - Collotype

Around Blue Mountain Lake, Adirondacks, N.Y. - Collotype

Collotype, black and white: Two smaller images to the left, one large image to the right. Large image on the right, dock with people in Victorian clothing fishing, backs to the camera. Upper left, view of a lake with a steamboat. Lower left, small wood structure with hammock up a hill. All images on a birch bark background.

Image of [Dining Room, Prospect House] - Collotype

[Dining Room, Prospect House] - Collotype

Collotype, black and white: view of a large dining room with white table cloths on the rows of tables. A large chandelier hangs in the center.

Image of Looking Down Long Lake From the Sagamore, Adirondacks, N.Y. - Collotype

Looking Down Long Lake From the Sagamore, Adirondacks, N.Y. - Collotype

Collotype, black and white: view of a porch off a white building. A small child stands in the foreground, women sit further back. A small dog is lying near the door. In the background is a lake and mountains.

Image of Hudson River, near Thurman's, Forked Lake, Adirondacks, N.Y. - Collotype

Hudson River, near Thurman's, Forked Lake, Adirondacks, N.Y. - Collotype

Collotype, black and white: view of a river with forested shore and mountains in the background.

Image of North Bay from Watch Island, Forked Lake, Adirondacks, N.Y. - Collotype

North Bay from Watch Island, Forked Lake, Adirondacks, N.Y. - Collotype

Collotype, black and white: view of a lake with a rowboat or guideboat in the center. Tall trees and mountains on the far shore.

Image of View from Top of Mt. Marcy, Adirondacks, N.Y. - Collotype

View from Top of Mt. Marcy, Adirondacks, N.Y. - Collotype

Collotype, black and white: view of large boulders at the top of a mountain. In the background is a large mountain range.