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Identification and Creation
Object Number
Straus.8836
People
Artist of original: John Singleton Copley, American (Boston, MA 1738 - 1815 London, England)
Title
X-radiograph(s) of "Thomas Hancock (1703-1764)"
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
x-radiograph, photograph
Date
July 5, 2015
Physical Descriptions
Dimensions
plate size: 35.6 × 129.5 cm (14 × 51 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, Alan Burroughs Collection of X-Radiographs
Object Number
Straus.8836
Contact
am_straus@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
X-radiograph Operators present: Kate Smith, Teri Hensick

Duration of radiography session: 3

Total number of exposures: 12

Material Description – oil on wax-lined canvas

Radiation source- Comet tube

Exposure settings-
40 kV
5 mA
60 seconds
458 cm focal distance

Filtration used: none

Screens used: none

Set up/sequencing notes:

Scanning notes: laser power high, PMT 10, 12-bit logarithmic data scale, 50 micron scan resolution

Image manipulation notes: DCM files converted to TIFF, assembled into composite in Photoshop

Subjects and Contexts

Alan Burroughs Collection of X-Radiographs

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