Photographic material dates from circa 1970-1972 and includes photographic prints, transparencies, contact sheets, negatives, and slides. One undated folder contains copy print photographs of Demuth and his family. The bulk of the material is photographs of Demuth's artwork that Eiseman collected over the course of his research. Some materials, especially the slides, have descriptive labeling identifying the title, medium, and year, while other materials are unlabeled. Other research photographs include views of the Demuth house, the town of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and pages of a book about Demuth. Additional photographs of artwork ar included in Series 3: Artwork Files.
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The Alvord Eiseman research material concerning Charles Demuth is owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Alvord Eiseman research material concerning Charles Demuth, circa 1914-2005. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.