A Marine Study

PhotographerC.E. Von Sothen

CountryUnited States

MediumPhotogravure: Text

VolumeBits of Nature: Ten Photogravures of American Scenery

AtelierN.Y. Photogravure Company (New York City)


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Boats, Marine, sailboats


Image Dimensions: 24.9 x 17.9 cm | 21.8 x 16.1 cm (Japan tissue)
Support Dimensions: 23.5 x 28.2 cm | thin, manilla leaf

A Marine Study was first published under the title A Marine Study-New York Harbor as a plate photogravure in the February, 1892 issue of Sun & Shade. The following comments appeared in the index describing the photograph:  

This picture was enlarged from a 4 by 5 plate taken with a Scovill Detective Camera, Morrison’s Rapid Rectilinear Lens.  Shutter at full speed (about 1/60 of a second) on an Eagle Orthochromatic plate. It was developed with Eikonogen and Hydroquinone. The exposure was made from the bow of a steam yacht about 6.30 P.M. last August.  1.

1. Plate XLVIII: A Marine Study -New York Harbor. : Amateur’s Page: from: Sun And Shade: New York: February, 1892: Vol. IV.  No. 6.  (Whole No. 42)

A Marine Study