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Parker, John Henry Collection, 1866-1879 | Photographic Archive

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Title: Parker, John Henry Collection, 1866-1879
ID: 00/Parker
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Arrangement: The 240 collodian glass plates negatives, (21 x 27 cm / 24 x 30 cm / 13,5 x 18,5 cm) have been organized in 29 specific acid-free boxes for preservation, kept in a climate control room.

In 1997, photographer Lorenzo Scaramella has completed the following works:
-240 glass plates negatives have been duplicated in 240 modern film negatives (6x9 cm), stored in 1 folder.
-the 240 glass plates have correspondent digital images. Low resolution is available on the AAR website and the high resolution is saved in 2 CDs.
-240 modern prints have been created in size 24 x 28 cm, they are kept in 9 boxes. In this group is included the "N Series", consisting of 24 prints called "N" because not mentioned in the Parker Register owned by the Photo Archive.

The 223 photographs of various size, printed in the 60's by Karen Einaudi, are conserved in 1 drawer/metal file cabinet in the Fototeca Unione Room. They have a progressive numbering and the Parker original number is mentioned in the caption.
Extent: 240.0 Items
Other Note: Collection in the Millenium-Database: http://www.urbs.org
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Scope and Contents: Parker noticed that architectural drawings often did not show with sufficient precision the details of ancient buildings, he was persuaded that photography was the most efficient medium for accurate reproduction.


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