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Identification and Creation
Object Number
Straus.8852
People
Artist of original: Edward Savage, American (Princeton, MA 1761 - 1817 Princeton, MA)
Title
X-radiograph(s) of "Ezekiel Hersey (1709-1770)"
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph, x-radiograph
Date
October 16, 2015
Physical Descriptions
Dimensions
digital 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.8852
Contact
am_straus@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
X-radiograph Operators present: Kate Smith, Cristina Morilla

Duration of radiography session: 5

Total number of exposures: 10

Material Description – oil on wax-lined canvas

Radiation source- Comet tube

Exposure settings-
40 kV
5 mA
60 seconds
480cm focal distance

Filtration used: none

Screens used: none

Set up/sequencing notes:

Scanning notes: laser power high, PMT 10, 16-bit linear 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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