George Eastman Museum

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George Eastman Museum (formerly George Eastman House) is an institution that encompasses one of the world’s foremost museums of photography and cinema and the historic Rochester estate of entrepreneur and philanthropist George Eastman, the pioneer of popular photography. Eastman completed the Colonial Revival mansion in 1905 and lived there until his death in 1932.

Founded in 1947, the institution is the world’s oldest photography museum and one of the oldest film archives. Its holdings comprise more than 450,000 photographs, 28,000 motion picture films, millions of film stills, tens of thousands of film posters, and extensive archival holdings, including the Technicolor archive; the world’s preeminent collection of photographic and cinematographic technology, one of the leading libraries of books related to photography and cinema; and extensive holdings of documents and other objects related to George Eastman.

The Museum is located at 900 East Ave., Rochester, NY. USA


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