Boy in costume

Made:
c. 1935
photographer:
Unknown
Child dressed in Eastern European costume

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Child dressed in Eastern European costume
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
Science Museum Group Collection

A dye transfer print photograph of a boy in eastern European costume, taken by an unknown photographer, c. 1935. The boy wears wide leg trousers, and wide blue sash round his waist and a waistcoat and holds a pipe in his mouth.

A dye transfer print photograph of a boy in eastern European costume, taken by an unknown photographer, c. 1935.

The photogrpah shows the boy wears wide leg trousers, and wide blue sash round his waist and a waistcoat and holds a pipe in his mouth.

The dye transfer process was introduced in the 1930s. Black and white colour separation negatives are used to expose matrix films which are dyed cyan, magenta and yellow. The final print is made by superimposing these dyed images in perfect registration.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1990-5036/6071/60
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • photograph
  • positive - photograph
  • direct positive
  • diffusion transfer print
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford