Frederick Von Egloffstein
(1824 - 1898)
Frederick Von Egloffstein was active/lived in New York / England, Germany, Russian Federation. Frederick Von Egloffstein is known for western survey pictorial records, steel engraving.
Biography Frederick Von Egloffstein
Born in Aldorf, Bavaria, Frederick Von Egloffstein was a man of many accomplishments: inventor, writer, artist, editor, and
topographical engineer. His drawings and steel engravings of
western scenes were reproduced in expedition reports, and his book, New Style of Topographical Drawing,
was published in 1857. He arrived in the United States some time
before 1853, and traveled in the West from that year until 1858.
He then lived in New York City from 1864 to 1873.
In 1853, he joined John Fremont's last expedition to map a central
route across the Rocky Mountains to the Pacific Ocean. Solomon
Carvalho was official artist for this expedition, but severe weather
forced him and Von Eglof
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