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Series 5 | A Finding Aid to the Thomas Anshutz papers, circa 1870-1942 | Digitized Collection

Thomas Anshutz papers, circa 1870-1942

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Series 5: Photographs, circa 1880-1904, 1936 and undated
2.1 linear feet
Boxes 1-3, MGP 2

This series contains 198 vintage, original photographic prints and 49 original glass plate negatives, including many photographic studies of human figures, animals, and other scenes; group photographs; and portraits. Vintage prints include albumen, cyanotype, and platinum prints, most of which are mounted on cardboard mounts and appear to be small contact prints. Only three of these prints are from the glass plate negatives in this collection; the remaining 46 glass negatives do not correspond to any of the vintage prints. Positive digital scans have been made directly from the original negatives, which are closed to researchers.
The Photographs series is arranged into 5 subseries. Glass plate negatives are housed separately and closed to researchers:
Subseries 5.1: Photographs by Circle of Thomas Anshutz and Thomas Eakins, circa 1880-1886
Subseries 5.2: Photographs by Thomas Anshutz, 1890s
Subseries 5.3: Unattributed Photographs, 1897, 1936 and undated
Subseries 5.4: Professional Studio Portraits, 1904 and undated
Subseries 5.5: Photographs of Anshutz and Works of Art, undated
Copy negatives and prints exist for most of the images in this series, including the glass negatives. These copies are filed after originals in a separate folder and have not been digitized.

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  • To request an appointment to view materials, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reading Room" button. Please note, you will receive the full box.
  • To request reproductions, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reproduction" button.