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Identification and Creation

Object Number
Straus.8913
Title
X-radiograph(s) of "Rectangular Flowerpot with Four Small Feet"
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
x-radiograph, photograph
Date
August 5, 2016
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/356817

Physical Descriptions

Dimensions
plate size: 35.6 × 43.2 cm (14 × 17 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.8913
Contact
am_straus@harvard.edu
Permissions

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Descriptions

Description
X-radiograph Operators: Susan Costello and Lucy Cooper

Material Description: ceramic

Sample for TL?:

Radiation source: Comet MXR320-26 tube

CR plate type: Carestream Industrex Flex HR (white)

Exposure settings:
Side: 50kV 5mA 3mmFOC 180#seconds 195cm focal distance
Other side: 50kV 5mA 3mmFOC 180#seconds 195cm focal distance
Bottom: 70kV 5mA 3mmFOC 180#seconds 195cm focal distance
Corners: 70kV 5mA 3mmFOC 180#seconds 195cm focal distance
Other corners: 70kV 5mA 3mmFOC 180#seconds 195cm focal distance
Top: 80kV 5mA 3mmFOC 180#seconds 195cm focal distance

Filtration used: none

Screens used: lead under plate

Set up/sequencing notes: shot on floor

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

Image manipulation notes: Industrex edge 6 filter, Photoshop manipulation to tiff files

Subjects and Contexts

  • Alan Burroughs Collection of X-Radiographs

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