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Identification and Creation
Object Number
Straus.8987
People
Artist of original: Willi Baumeister, German (Stuttgart, Germany 1889 - 1955 Stuttgart, Germany)
Title
X-radiograph(s) of "Growth of the Crystals II"
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph, x-radiograph
Date
September 30, 2016
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.8987
Contact
am_straus@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
X-radiograph Operator: Andrea von Hedenstroem and Kate Smith

Duration of session: 3 hours

Total number of exposures: 4

Material Description: oil and putty on board

Radiation source: Comet tube

Exposure settings: 35kV 5mA 60seconds 191cm focal distance

Filtration used: none

Screens used: none

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

Image manipulation notes: Industrex EDGE 6 filter set applied, DCM files converted to TIF and assembled into a composite image in Photoshop
Subjects and Contexts

Alan Burroughs Collection of X-Radiographs

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