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Portrait of Carl Sandburg
Portrait of Carl Sandburg
TitlePortrait of Carl Sandburg
DescriptionPortrait of Carl Sandburg. Photograph taken by Edward Steichen and dated 1907. With this photograph was a note that was returned to the Sandburg archive. The note reads: "This print is a gift from Margaret Sandburg, 2/1987. She first sent it to U. of I. Press, to be used as a photograph in the "love letters" book, and the editor Susan Patterson then referred it to me. I picked it up from the art directory 2/19/87. (There was probably no reason for special trip, since it would not appear to be an original print, only a copy, of a Steichen photograph). Additional Note: This 1907 photograph, in 'Sandburg: photographers View Carl Sandburg', page 11, is also in the Museum of Modern Art, Steichen Archive #8 (Grace Meyer provided an 8 x 10 xerox, which is a grainier photograph; she also noted that it's a platinum print)".
CreatorSteichen, Edward
Date1907
TypeImage
Format-Extent14.5 x 20.0 cm.
Color schemeBlack and white
SourceRarebook and Manuscript Library. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Inventory NumberC447-004-002a
Photograph Shelf MarkC18-20
SubcollectionConnemara
CollectionCarl Sandburg Collection Photographs
Technical DetailsImages were captured using an Epson 1640 XL flatbed scanner and Photoshop 7.0 and 8.0 imaging software. Master images were captured in TIFF format, 24-bit color or 16-bit black-and-white. Image size was 600 DPI for all master images. Master image size ranged from roughly 2.5 MB to 40.0 MB. Images were optimized using Photoshop 5.0. For this project image modification was kept to a minimum. Images were rotated and some borders were cropped to reflect the look of the original piece. Access images were created as JPEGS with minimum compression and sized to 1024x768 pixels.
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