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[Notes on flash photography in Pennsylvania mines : tablet, ca. 1870-1890.]

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Author:
Bretz, George M. 1842-1895
Subject:
Kohinoor Mine
Physical description:
Pencil on paper, 8-1/2" x 5-3/4"
1 item
Type:
Books
Place:
Pennsylvania
Pottsville (Pa.)
Date:
1870
1890
ca 1870-1890
Notes:
In Box 7, Bretz folder. (Moved from original location in "Tablets" series.)
Bretz photographed throughout the northern and western portions of Pennsylvania, particularly in the coal mining regions around Pottsville and State College.
Summary:
Commercial paper writing tablet containing Bretz's notes on photograph by flash in the coal mines of Pennsylvania. Cover: "The Palmetto Tablet No. 4 / permanently bound, / ruled and perforated," sold "From Sykes & Rice, Commercial and School Supplies a Specialty. Pottsville, Pa." "Keystone Handy Pencil Tablet" on verso. Contains eight leaves, some torn out. Bretz's "photo artist" blind-stamp at bottom of first page. Note on second page regarding "photographs of Kohinoor Mine interior by Electric Light." Bretz describes his camera, lens, plates, exposure times, etc. The notes appear to have been made in response to a request for an article about Bretz's work.
Topic:
Photography, Flash-light
Coal mines and mining
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