September 8, 2011

Charles Eisenmann



Charles Eisenmann was a Gilded Age photographer who focused almost exclusively on the people of the "living museums", carnivals, and sideshows of New York's Bowery district.

The Ronald G Becker Collection at Syracuse University holds over a thousand of Eisenmann's images. Online navigation of the archive is terrible, but well worth the work. (via Ephemeral New York)

posted at 02:40 PM by raul

Filed under: photography

TAGS: carnival (1) freakshow (1) photostudio (10) sideshow (1)

Add your thoughts: