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Jesse Peers, archivist in the George Eastman Legacy Collection, explores what George Eastman’s life was like a hundred years ago, through photographs and other archival documentation.
Join us for the second edition of our special after-hours tour of our current History of Photography installation, which provides an overview of the medium through self-portraits, as well as images of photographers and their equipment. Learn about the photographs on view, and dive into the history of the selfie.
Heather Shannon, associate curator; Edith Cuerrier, project cataloger; and Allan Phoenix, project photographer, will discuss their work on the Gabriel Cromer Collection.
The George Eastman Museum has recently acquired the world’s largest collection of contemporary Indian cinema held by a museum or film archive. The collection consists of 774 prints representing 597 film titles, all in 35mm format, made between 1999 and 2013.