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Drawing : black-and-white copy photograph, cellulose acetate photonegative

Object Details

Photographer
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Artist
Freelon, Allan Randall, 1895-1960
Porter, James A. (James Amos), 1905-1970
Creator
Eastman Kodak Company (film manufacturer)
Scope and Contents
Copy of drawing of a fisherman loading fish in a (presumably) icebox. No ink on negative. "Eastman Safety Kodak Film" edge imprint. Found in an envelope marked "Porter Drawings" and therefore attributed to Dr. James A. Porter. However, Ms. Coni Uzelac, daughter of Dr. Porter, suggests that it may be by Allan Freelon instead (e-mail message, 19 November 2008).
Date
undated
Extent
1 Item (Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet., 5" x 7".)
Type
Archival materials
Copy photographs
Photographs
Topic
Drawing -- 20th century -- Photographs
Place
Washington (D.C.) -- African Americans
Culture
African Americans -- Washington (D.C.)
Subseries Rights
When the Museum purchased the collection from the Estate of Robert S. Scurlock, it obtained all rights, including copyright. The earliest photographs in the collection are in the public domain because their term of copyright has expired. The Archives Center will control copyright and the use of the collection for reproduction purposes, which will be handled in accordance with its standard reproduction policy guidelines. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Subseries Citation
Scurlock Studio Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Smithsonian Institution
[Drawing : black-and-white copy photograph, cellulose acetate photonegative].
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