Eastman House Museum, Rochester, NY Photos

The George Eastman Museum (founded 1947) & International Museum of Photography at Eastman House (1905), (900 East Ave.) presents the life of George Eastman, the founder of popular photography, entrepreneur and philanthropist. The Georgian Revival Eastman House was designed by local architect J. Foster Warner while the Beaux Arts interior, with original and period furnishings, was the work of McKim, Mead & White. The Museum is internationally known for its collections including Eastman's correspondence with famous figures of his time, his personal photograph and film collection as well as major photographic collections dating from 1839 to the present day.

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Eastman House. Rochester, NY.George Eastman Museum in Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Portico & pediment at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Side gardens at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.
Eastman House (1905) (900 East Ave, Rochester, NY). Rochester, NY. Style: Georgian Revival. Architect: J. Foster Warner. On National Register.George Eastman Museum (1947) in Eastman House (1905). Rochester, NY.Portico & pediment at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Side gardens at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.
Italianate Terrace Garden, designed by Alling DeForest, at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Green house opening into garden at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Dining room, part of Beaux Arts interior designed by McKim, Mead & White, at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Antique fringed ceiling lamp over dining table at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.
Italianate Terrace Garden, designed by Alling DeForest, at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Green house opening into garden at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Dining room, part of Beaux Arts interior designed by McKim, Mead & White, at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Antique fringed ceiling lamp over dining table at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.
Floral silver centerpiece on dining table at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Dinner plate, crescent shaped plate & linen napkin each with George Eastman initials at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Antique one piece polished hardwood sideboard serving table with end cabinets at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Naturalistic wood carvings in low relief above dining room fireplace at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.
Floral silver centerpiece on dining table at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Dinner plate, crescent shaped plate & linen napkin each with George Eastman initials at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Antique one piece polished hardwood sideboard serving table with end cabinets at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Naturalistic wood carvings in low relief above dining room fireplace at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.
Fringed hanging black silk lampshade with silver fittings at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Plasterwork ceiling with intricate geometric decorations in dining room at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Conservatory, with1919 enlargement designed by William G Kaelber, at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Replica elephant head & tusks, based on 1928 trophy from safari in the Sudan, hanging in conservatory at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.
Fringed hanging black silk lampshade with silver fittings at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Plasterwork ceiling with intricate geometric decorations in dining room at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Conservatory, with1919 enlargement designed by William G Kaelber, at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Replica elephant head & tusks, based on 1928 trophy from safari in the Sudan, hanging in conservatory at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.
Replica elephant head & tusks hanging in conservatory at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Eastman's breakfast table where he sat each morning while his private organist played at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.George Eastman's round breakfast table in conservatory at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Wicker rocking chairs & table with potted plants commonly used in the early 20th C in conservatory at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.
Replica elephant head & tusks hanging in conservatory at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Eastman's breakfast table where he sat each morning while his private organist played at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.George Eastman's round breakfast table in conservatory at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Wicker rocking chairs & table with potted plants commonly used in the early 20th C in conservatory at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.
Decorative metal work framing dining room entrance in conservatory at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Conservatory with decorative entrance to dining room at far end at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Breakfast table & sitting area with wicker furniture in conservatory at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Intricately carved rails of main staircase which overlooks conservatory at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.
Decorative metal work framing dining room entrance in conservatory at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Conservatory with decorative entrance to dining room at far end at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Breakfast table & sitting area with wicker furniture in conservatory at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Intricately carved rails of main staircase which overlooks conservatory at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.
Upstairs hall with curved staircase railing at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Freestanding mahogany front staircase at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.View to skylight from freestanding front staircase at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Formal entrance hall & ornate staircase at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.
Upstairs hall with curved staircase railing at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Freestanding mahogany front staircase at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.View to skylight from freestanding front staircase at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Formal entrance hall & ornate staircase at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.
Front staircase newel post encircled by finely & variously carved rails at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Variously carved rails on front staircase at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Billiard room with sofas, raccoon fur throw & telephone at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Sofa with leopard skin throw & wide arm reclining chair in billiard room at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.
Front staircase newel post encircled by finely & variously carved rails at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Variously carved rails on front staircase at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Billiard room with sofas, raccoon fur throw & telephone at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Sofa with leopard skin throw & wide arm reclining chair in billiard room at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.
Reclining wing back armchair beside elaborate cabinet in billiard room at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Deer hoof ash tray in billiard room at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Billiard table with lamps hung from plasterwork ceiling medallion at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Leather sofa on raised platform for better viewing of billiard games at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.
Reclining wing back armchair beside elaborate cabinet in billiard room at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Deer hoof ash tray in billiard room at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Billiard table with lamps hung from plasterwork ceiling medallion at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Leather sofa on raised platform for better viewing of billiard games at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.
Library with columned white marble fireplace at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Bookshelves & globe in library at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Wing chair where George Eastman posed for his bookplate at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Sliding library ladder in library at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.
Library with columned white marble fireplace at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Bookshelves & globe in library at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Wing chair where George Eastman posed for his bookplate at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Sliding library ladder in library at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.
Sleeping lion medallion over doorway in library at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.East Room where George Eastman hung most of his art collection at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.East Room which served as music room with green damask walls at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Crystal chandelier hanging from ornate plasterwork in East Room at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.
Sleeping lion medallion over doorway in library at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.East Room where George Eastman hung most of his art collection at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.East Room which served as music room with green damask walls at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Crystal chandelier hanging from ornate plasterwork in East Room at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.
Mahogany center table in East Room at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Carved marble fireplace in East Room at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Music stand for violins quartets in East Room at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Grand piano in East Room at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.
Mahogany center table in East Room at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Carved marble fireplace in East Room at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Music stand for violins quartets in East Room at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Grand piano in East Room at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.
Mr. Eastman's writing desk & chair in East Room at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Circular book stand & statue of classical goddess in East Room at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Conference table & chairs in East Room at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Antique Kodak camera in East Room at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.
Mr. Eastman's writing desk & chair in East Room at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Circular book stand & statue of classical goddess in East Room at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Conference table & chairs in East Room at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Antique Kodak camera in East Room at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.
Table lamp with fringed black silk lamp shade in East Room at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Table set for afternoon refreshment punch bowl & silver tea urn in East Room at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Bedroom suite of Maria Kilburn Eastman, mother of George Eastman at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Floral pattern sofa & tea table in Mrs. Eastman's bedroom at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.
Table lamp with fringed black silk lamp shade in East Room at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Table set for afternoon refreshment punch bowl & silver tea urn in East Room at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Bedroom suite of Maria Kilburn Eastman, mother of George Eastman at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Floral pattern sofa & tea table in Mrs. Eastman's bedroom at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.
Early 20th-century Bathroom at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Bedroom with carved mahogany low post twin beds with pineapple finials at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Safe made by Die bold Safe & Lock Co. at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Bronze George Eastman medal which was presented to an Eastman Kodak employee in recognition of 25 yrs. of service at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.
Early 20th-century Bathroom at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Bedroom with carved mahogany low post twin beds with pineapple finials at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Safe made by Die bold Safe & Lock Co. (Canton, OH) at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Bronze George Eastman medal which was presented to an Eastman Kodak employee in recognition of 25 yrs. of service at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.
Collection of Eastman Kodak cameras at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Kodak camera & photo collection at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.No. 1 Kodak camera, serial #10412 at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Early wooden box cameras at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.
Collection of Eastman Kodak cameras at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Kodak camera & photo collection at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.No. 1 Kodak camera, serial #10412 (c1889) at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Early wooden box cameras (1850s) at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.
Glass plate developing equipment at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Replica of early photography studio at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Film developing equipment & chemicals in early photography studio at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Concealed vest camera No. 1, C.P. Stern, New York, NY at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.
Glass plate developing equipment at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Replica of early photography studio at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Film developing equipment & chemicals in early photography studio at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Concealed vest camera No. 1, C.P. Stern, New York, NY (1885) at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.
French advertising poster for Brownie cameras at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Collection of powdered synthetic dye samples collected by the Technicolor Motion Picture Corp. at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Motiograph Deluxe projector by Enterprise Optical Co., Chicago IL at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.
French advertising poster for Brownie cameras at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Collection of powdered synthetic dye samples collected by the Technicolor Motion Picture Corp. (1929-75) at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Motiograph Deluxe projector (c1928) by Enterprise Optical Co., Chicago IL at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.

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