• Creator
  • Eitel, Theodore, 1868-1955
  • Created Date
  • c1920
  • Description
  • Photographer Theodore Eitel’s album, About a Town in Southern Indiana, depicts the Ohio River town of Utica, Clark County, Indiana circa 1920s. The fifteen village scenes are mounted on board with vellum. Eitel was a native of Louisville, Kentucky. He was a student of America’s first movement of creative photography – American Naturalistic Photography. As an amateur photographer, Eitel used the wet plate photographic process in which photograp... more
    Photographer Theodore Eitel’s album, About a Town in Southern Indiana, depicts the Ohio River town of Utica, Clark County, Indiana circa 1920s. The fifteen village scenes are mounted on board with vellum. Eitel was a native of Louisville, Kentucky. He was a student of America’s first movement of creative photography – American Naturalistic Photography. As an amateur photographer, Eitel used the wet plate photographic process in which photographers prepared and developed their glass plates on the spot, usually in the mobile darkroom. less