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Ernest Rost

 (1867 - 1940)
Ernest Christian Rost was active/lived in New York, California.  Ernest Rost is known for landscape, engraver, photo-journalist.

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ERNEST CHRISTIAN ROST: Artist, Pioneer Photo-Journalist, Adventurer, and Botanist.
2003 by Jonathan Dobin.

Ernest Christian Rost was born January 20, 1867*, at Mt. Vernon, N.Y. He was the son of Christian Wilhelm and Minna M. Rost. Christian Rost was a German-born artist, having studied in Paris and London. He was highly regarded for his fine wood and copper engravings -- renderings of governmental buildings on bank notes and official documents; images on early postage stamps (see Museum of the United States Essays and Proofs; 3-cent stamp); and earlier for his documenting the Crystal Palace and other exhibits of the 1850 World's Fair in London. He was also admired for his engraved landscapes, claimed by some contempora   ...  Displaying 750 of 8658 characters.

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