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[Unidentified Man]
Date: ca. 1940
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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)
Medium: Gelatin silver print
Credit Line: Gift of Daniel Cowin, 1990
Description: 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.
Accession Number: 565.1990