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Workers positioning enlarged transparency on an illuminator for the Life Magazine exhibition <em>Illuminations of fifty great paintings</em>

Workers positioning enlarged transparency on an illuminator for the Life Magazine exhibition Illuminations of fifty great paintings

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Physical Details: 1 photographic print : b&w ; 21 x 25 cm.

Description: Identification on attachment on verso (typewritten): Individual enlarged sections of original 8 x 10 inch color transparencies, with ample overlapped areas, are seamed together by acetate butting tape. Here, the seamed transparency of upper portion of El Greco's "Burial of the Count of Orgaz", one of the largest actual size reproductions in the Life Magazine exhibition ... is being examined over a vertical illuminator at the David Dean color laboratory. Lacquer will be sprayed over the surface to eliminate gloss.

Forms part of: American Federation of Arts records, 1895-1993, bulk 1909-1969

Digital ID: 11682