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Half-Portrait of Frederick Douglass copy cellulose acetate photonegative

Half-Portrait of Frederick Douglass copy cellulose acetate photonegative

Container
Box 72
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Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.1: Black-and-White Silver Gelatin Negatives
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.1: Black-and-White Silver Gelatin Negatives / 4.1: Black-and-White Silver Gelatin negatives
The collection was acquired with assistance from the Eugene Meyer Foundation. Elihu and Susan Rose and the Save America's Treasures program, provided funds to stabilize, organize, store, and create digital surrogates of some of the negatives. Processing and encoding funded by a grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources.
Photographer
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Date
undated
Extent
1 Item
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.
Scan
Scan: AC0618.004.0000428.tif
Type
Archival materials
Portraits
Photographs
Scope and Contents
No ink on negative. A copy negative of a half-portrait of Frederick Douglas. Portrait appears to be in an oval matte. "KODAK-SAFETY 74" edge imprint.
Genre/Form
Portraits -- African American men
Photographs -- Black-and-white negatives -- Acetate film
Culture
African Americans -- Washington (D.C.)
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.
Medium
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 7" x 5".
Condition
Negative in good condition.
Photographer
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Names
Douglass, Frederick, 1817?-1895
Subseries Creator
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994
Custom Craft
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964
Rice, Moses P.
Scurlock, George H. (Hardison), 1919-2005
Place
Washington (D.C.) -- African Americans
Subseries Citation
Scurlock Studio Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Smithsonian Institution
Archival Repository
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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