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Unidentified Photographer

[Unidentified Man]

Date ca. 1940
Dimensions Image: 3 7/16 x 2 5/16 in. (8.7 x 5.9 cm)
Paper: 3 9/16 x 2 7/16 in. (9 x 6.2 cm)
Print medium Photo-Gelatin silver

Many local studios from the 1920s to the '40s used elaborate backdrops including a variety of wallpaper, fabric, and coverlets. These backdrops were especially popular with itinerant photographers because they could be easily rolled up and transported.

Credit line

Gift of Daniel Cowin, 1990

Feedback Accession No. 565.1990