Collection of photographs from 1904 of American paintings in the collection of dry goods magnate William T. Evans of Montclair,
1 album (50 photographic prints) : b&w, 19 x 30 cm (album)
Photographs are printed on Velox paper, a new photographic paper invented by the Belgian chemist Leo Hendrik Baekeland at
the end of the 19th century. Velox paper was coated baryta paper with a faint pink tint, and produced a purplish-brown print.
Unlike bromide papers, Velox could be handled in subdued daylight or weak gaslight before exposure and during developing.
Baekeland sold his invention to George Eastman in 1899 for one million dollars.
Photographs are mounted on rectos and versos of 25 leaves of heavy gray board.
An exhibit list of the paintings photographed, dated May 1904, is affixed to front pastedown.
Bound in dark brown pebble-grain leather; lighter brown leather spine and corners; white textured endpapers.
Spec. Coll. copy: in beige clamshell box, with box title "Evans American Paintings."
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