accompanying label: "Negative rack made by Joseph E. Taulman when he started in the picture business, in 1893. The negatives that this rack held represented many thousands of dollars and much hard work." Reverse: "This negative rack was used over 26 years by Joseph E. Taulman". A foldable wooden negative rack, with grooved cross pieces for holding glass negatives. Handwriting on both sides. Hand-built, using dark brown wood and common iron nails. Side 1: "Made in 1893 before learning the Art" Side 2: "Negative Rack, in which to dry wet glass negatives".
H. 17 - 18 x L. 38.1 - 38.8 cm (H. 6.7 to 7 x L. 15 - 15.26 in)
Place of Origin
Artisan or Artist
Taulman, Joseph E.
wood ; photographic equipment
Materials Facet -- Materials (Hierarchy Name) -- materials (matter) -- biological material -- plant material -- wood (plant material) ; Objects Facet -- Furnishings and Equipment (Hierarchy Name) -- Tools and Equipment (Hierarchy Name) -- equipment -- image-making equipment -- photographic equipment -- photographic processing equipment -- film dryers
Tools and Equipment for Communication -- photographic tools and equipment -- photoprocessing equipment -- dryer, film
tools and equipment -- photographic processing
1893 - 1920
Tools and Materials for artisans and artists
Texas Memorial Museum Collection, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin
Local Resource Number
Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin
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