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Robert Cleveland Negatives
1993.0005  
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Description
The Robert Cleveland negative collection contains 543 8x10 negatives and color transparencies. Robert Cleveland, a commercial architectural photographer working primarily in Southern California, photographed for a number of interior and exterior firms and publications in the 1950s and through the early 1960s. The majority of photographs document the trends in interior and exterior design focusing on particular elements such as appliances, hardware, and building materials. Buildings and sites represented in the collection are located in Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, and Utah.
Background
Robert C. Cleveland (1918-1991) was an architectural and design photographer based in Pacific Palisades. In 1953 he published "Architectural Photography of Houses: How to Take Good Pictures of Exteriors and Interiors," describing his practice.
Extent
543 negatives
Restrictions
Copyright has been assigned to the UCR/California Museum of Photography. All requests for permission to publish be submitted in writing to the Curator of Collections.
Availability
Original negatives are available by appointment, but must be handled by the Curator of Collections. Images should be requested by their print identification numbers.