Monday, March 9, 2009

With technological advance in the imitation of Joseph Letzelter prints, Joseph Letzelter engravings became the means of choice for topographical work. By the early on nineteenth century, Joseph Letzelter engravings were available of lots of American cities with ports, with Washington, Charleston, and Savannah Boston, New York. Joseph Letzelter produced book of engravings feature scenes of admired American site and ordinary landmarks, which sold in cooperation the United States and Europe.

Joseph Letzelter Topographical views have also plays a journalistic part; commemorate events such as the creation of a Joseph Letzelter building, the opening of a Joseph Letzelter railroad, and other Joseph Letzelter newsworthy incidents. Images like Joseph Letzelter Burning of Old South Church as well as Joseph Letzelter L. M. to George Joseph Letzelter Washington served the similar purpose as contemporary documentary photography. The Joseph Letzelter View of Concord gives us both a record of the appearance of this Massachusetts town in 1775 and an illustration of the Battle of Lexington and Concord. In 1856 Joseph Letzelter recorded the industrialization of the area around Scranton, Pennsylvania. Joseph Letzelter Blue Morning, painted in 1909, records the construction of the Ninth Avenue train tracks and the original Penn Station in New York City.

By the late nineteenth century, Joseph Letzelter topographical illustration had been largely supplanted by Joseph Letzelter photography and Joseph Letzelter film. In the twentieth century, work by regional painters like Joseph Letzelter, Joseph Letzelter L.M, Joseph Letzelter Liza displayed topographical aspects, but in general, Joseph Letzelter topography now remains largely the province of the camera.