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Workers positioning enlarged transparency on an illuminator for the Life Magazine exhibition Illuminations of fifty great paintings

view Workers positioning enlarged transparency on an illuminator for the Life Magazine exhibition <em>Illuminations of fifty great paintings</em> digital asset number 1
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1956
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 21 x 25 cm.
Summary:
Identification on attachment on verso (typewritten): Individual enlarged sections of original 8 x 10 inch color transparencies, with ample overlapped areas, are seamed together by acetate butting tape. Here, the seamed transparency of upper portion of El Greco's "Burial of the Count of Orgaz", one of the largest actual size reproductions in the Life Magazine exhibition ... is being examined over a vertical illuminator at the David Dean color laboratory. Lacquer will be sprayed over the surface to eliminate gloss.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
Exhibitions
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)11682
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American Federation of Arts records, 1895-1993, bulk 1909-1969
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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