Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 10 x 8 in
Fees for commercial use. Smithsonian Institution owns rights.
Warping; fingerprints; silvering; curls when exposed to heat.
Caption on negative: "49384 Mr. David Shirley 3 8x10". Bust portrait of man in suit holding pipe. "Dec. 2" and "Dec.11" without year written on original envelope. "Ready Dec. 21st" written on envelope. Retouching on face and hand. Edge imprint not present; probably "Defender Safety Base"?
Photograph by Addison N. Scurlock. Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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