Motion Picture Photograph Collection

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Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
900 Exposition Boulevard
Los Angeles, California 90007-4057
(213) 763-3359
seavercenter@nhm.org.
http://www.nhm.org/site/research-collections/seaver-center
2014


Descriptive Summary

Title: Motion Picture Photograph Collection
Dates: 1872-1971
Collection Number: P-026
Creator/Collector:
Extent: 48 linear feet (Boxes: letter, legal, 5x7, flat, ov, mc)
Repository: Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
Los Angeles, California 90007-4057
Abstract: Primarily photographs. Actor and actress stills, portraits by studio photographers, film stills, set stills and other images, as well as related programs, brochures and clippings. Early technology and experimental work in moving pictures is represented by images about camera and projection devices and their inventors. Items related to movie production include early laboratories, sound, lighting and make-up technology. See also GC1095 Motion Pictures Collection. ca. 1872-1971, undated
Language of Material: English

Access

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Preferred Citation

Motion Picture Photograph Collection. Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

Scope and Content of Collection

Primarily photographs. Actor and actress stills, portraits by studio photographers, film stills, set stills and other images, as well as related programs, brochures and clippings. Early technology and experimental work in moving pictures is represented by images about camera and projection devices and their inventors. Items related to movie production include early laboratories, sound, lighting and make-up technology. See also GC1095 Motion Pictures Collection. ca. 1872-1971, undated

Indexing Terms

Camera, early photography & moving pictures
Motion pictures.
Silent films.
Motion picture actors and actresses.

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