(1867 - 1940)
Ernest Christian Rost was active/lived in New York, California. Ernest Rost is known for landscape, engraver, photo-journalist.
Biography Ernest Rost
ERNEST CHRISTIAN ROST: Artist, Pioneer Photo-Journalist, Adventurer, and Botanist.
2003 by Jonathan Dobin.
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
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