American Memory: Technical summary
Images by American photographer William Henry Jackson. In addition to
railroads, elephants, camels, horses, sleds and sleighs, sedan chairs,
rickshaws, and other types of transportation, Jackson photographed city
views, street and harbor scenes, landscapes, local inhabitants, and
World's Transportation Commission members as they travelled through North
Africa, Asia, Australia, and Oceania.
- Source collection
- World's Transportation Commission Collection,
Prints and Photographs
[Link to catalog record (z39.50 query) will
not work when main cataloging system is not available.]
- Technical features
- Large number of varied scenes, image quality for most is moderate.
- Original material formats
- Number of original items
- Status of collection
- Available online as of November 1997.
- Public access
- The Library is not aware of any U.S. copyright or any other
restrictions in the photographs in this
collection. See notes on rights and
restrictions provided by the Library to users of this collection.
Aids to intellectual access
- Type & granularity
- MARC bibliographic records. Each bib. record describes a single item.
bibliographic display in American Memory.
- Linking to digital reproductions
- Bibliographic record contains identifier used in filenames for all versions of image.
Last character of filename indicates image type.
Total file-space for digital reproductions:
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||Filename ends "r"
||Filename ends "t"
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|Tonal resolution (grayscale)
|Tonal resolution (color)
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