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Photographer:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Creator:
Eastman Kodak Company (film manufacturer)  Search this
Names:
Douglas, Senator  Search this
Subseries Creator:
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994  Search this
Custom Craft  Search this
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964  Search this
Scurlock, George H. (Hardison), 1919-2005  Search this
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item
Type:
Archival materials
New coccine (or crocein scarlet) dye
Retouching
Photographs
Date:
1954
Scope and Contents:
Two men, one white and one African American, talking in an office with portraits hanging on wall, including a print of one of Alexander Hesler's pre-beard photographs of Lincoln. Red dye, probably New Coccine (Crocein Scarlet) on African American man's face and hand. Uncaptioned, "Kodak Safety Film" edge imprint. Negative probably by Robert Scurlock.
Subseries Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives. Special arrangements required to view negatives due to cold storage. Using negatives requires a three hour waiting period. Contact the Archives Center at 202-633-3270.
Subseries Rights:
When the Museum purchased the collection from the Estate of Robert S. Scurlock, it obtained all rights, including copyright. The earliest photographs in the collection are in the public domain because their term of copyright has expired. The Archives Center will control copyright and the use of the collection for reproduction purposes, which will be handled in accordance with its standard reproduction policy guidelines. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Portraits, Group -- 1940-1960 -- Washington (D.C.).  Search this
Genre/Form:
New Coccine (or Crocein Scarlet) dye
Retouching -- Dye
Photographs -- 1950-1960 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Acetate film
Subseries Citation:
Scurlock Studio Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.6: Black and white negatives in cold storage arranged by client
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.6: Black and white negatives in cold storage arranged by client / 4.6.1: Black and white negatives Part 1 / Kirk, (Mr.) and Senator Douglas
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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