Portrait of an actor

Made:
c. 1935
photographer:
Unknown

A dye transfer print photograph of an actor in costume, taken by an unknown photographer, c. 1935. The actor wears an elaborate jacket and a feathered hat.

A dye transfer print photograph of an actor in costume, taken by an unknown photographer, c. 1935.

The photogrpah shows the actor wears an elaborate jacket and a feathered hat.

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:
1990-5036/6071/56
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
status:
Permanent collection

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