Re: Panoramic Carbon Transfer(?) photo of Rio de Janeiro

From: Barry Kleider ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 01/18/04-08:16:33 AM Z
Message-id: <000c01c3ddcd$b09d2a30$c4c0c3cf@LuisaLaptop>

VERY unusual... They don't usually show Jesus with an erection.

;-}

Best wishes!
Barry

Barry Kleider
Photographer. Arts Educator.
612.722.9701
email: bkleider@sihope.com
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----- Original Message -----
From: <Grafist@aol.com>
To: <alt-photo-process-l@usask.ca>
Sent: Sunday, January 18, 2004 3:39 AM
Subject: Panoramic Carbon Transfer(?) photo of Rio de Janeiro

> Hi Folks, I found this spliced panoramic cityscape photo ( 2 X 11" X
14" )
> of Rio which I had bought several years ago hidden under a mass of papers
in
> my work room.
> Altho the print is marred by condensation stain from being framed
for
> many years under glass by the previous owners the main part of the picture
is
> still in good condition and contains the most amazing fine detail. The
info
> on the picture is as follows...
>
> "Entree de Rio (Du Morro de Cantagallo) " Marc Ferrez photo. 88, Rua Sao
> Jose, Rio de Janeiro.
> From the condition of the cardboard backing the picture is quite
> ancient but the image seems to have retained its origional tone. No
silvering,
> hence I suspect it is a carbon / gelatine transfer. Studying the actual
emulsion
> with a high powered glass I can discern very, very, fine reticulation....
but
> almost unoticeable.
> To the right of the picture is Sugar Loaf Mountain and also the
> area where there is now, this present day, an enormous statue of Jesus
with
> outstretched arms. This photo was taken before the erection of that statue
so this
> may give an indication of the age of the photo.
> I thought this might be of interest to some of you who may live
in
> the area of Rio and also those who may be knowledgeable re carbon/gel
> transfer.
> Best wishes John
>
>
Received on Sun Jan 18 08:20:16 2004

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