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Pres[ident] Calvin Coolidge, #118 [cellulose acetate (or nitrate?) photonegative with contact print, ca. 1924]

view Pres[ident] Calvin Coolidge, #118 [cellulose acetate (or nitrate?) photonegative with contact print, ca. 1924] digital asset number 1
Photographer:
Scurlock, Addison N. 1883-1964
Subject:
Coolidge, Calvin 1872-1933
Physical description:
Negative: Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 7" x 5"
Contact print: Silver gelatin on paper
2 items
Type:
Photographs
Retouching
Portraits
Place:
United States
Date:
1923
1929
1920-1930
Notes:
Temporarily stored in Box "C".
Summary:
No ink on negative. Coolidge, wearing 3-piece suit and hat, with a black armband on his left sleeve, stands on sidewalk. The mourning armband may date this photograph to 1924, since it was on July 7, 1924 that Coolidge's son Calvin, Jr., died of blood poisoning from an infected blister. No edge imprint. No Scurlock number.
Publications:
Dated to "ca. 1926" by Robert Scurlock in the catalog, "The Historic Photographs of Addison N. Scurlock / June 19-August 29, 1976 / Washington, D.C.: The Corcoran Gallery of Art
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Armbands
Mourning
Presidents
Pencil
Men
Local number:
Box 618.04.80
618ns0227118-01jp.tif (AC Scan: may be reversed)
See more items in:
Black-and-white film negatives (Series 4), Scurlock Studio Records 1905-1994
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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