NY State College of Agriculture
Education of Women
Commission on Country Life
Minnesota: Hoodoo Point
Record of Negatives
Ethel and Sal
Pumpkins of 1889
Pumpkins of 1889, Notes
Old Fashioned Garden
LHB with camera, 1948
In August of 1888, Liberty Hyde Bailey and his family traveled to Europe on their first trip abroad. While in Germany (at that time a leader in the photographic industry), Bailey began to recognize the possibilities of using photography in his horticultural record-keeping. He photographed extensively during the six-month voyage, learning how best to expose glass plate negatives to a variety of lighting conditions. Bailey had substantially mastered the art by the time he returned to the United States in early 1889 to begin a new life at Cornell.
|This exhibition is made possible through a generous gift in memory of Lelah A. Cole.
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