Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls

Arthur Hammond, American: born England: 1880-1962

This view shows the Niagara River’s famed Horseshoe Falls from the Canadian side.

From a personal album of nearly 100 photographs attributed to Hammond dating from around 1910-1940. Born in London, photographer Arthur Hammond arrived in America at Ellis Island in New York Harbor on July 31,1909 and established himself with his own studio in Natick, MA outside Boston by 1912. In 1920, he authored the foundational book Pictorial Composition in Photography and became a leading voice for pictorialism in America through his position as associate editor of American Photography magazine lasting 30 years from 1918-1949.

Niagara Falls

Image Dimensions19.2 x 24.2 cm

Support Dimensions25.0 x 32.7 cm Black album leaf