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George H. Monroe
Date: American, 1851-1916
Biography: George H. Monroe lived in Rochester, New York, where he ran a photography studio and taught Kodak founder George Eastman how to make pictures. Both men sold wet plates in Rochester until Monroe moved in 1888, becoming the major photographer and publisher in Jamestown. There he published a series of postcards highlighting Chautauqua Lake as well as attractions in Jamestown and the surrounding area.