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A day with John Burroughs

 Collection
Identifier: Film Collection no. 171
John Burroughs (1837-1921), author and naturalist, is filmed going about his daily routine at his home, Woodchuck Lodge, in the Catskill Mountains. This film is unique for the time as it was filmed in color; it is the earliest color film in the collection. It was made using a process called "prizma" color, in which both sides of the positive film were coated with emulsion; one side was dyed blue and green, the other side red and yellow. When projected together the image is in natural color tones.

Dates

  • 1919

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

Not available through interlibrary loan. Contact AMNH Library Special Collections for terms of access.

Extent

1 Film Reel (9 minutes) : silent, color ; 16 mm.

1 Videocassette (U-Matic (9 minutes)) : silent, color ; 3/4 in.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

3/4 in., U-Matic, viewing copy

General

Original format: 16 mm. print.
General http://libcat1.amnh.org/record=b1140168
Title
A day with John Burroughs, 1919
Author
Iris Lee
Date
2018
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Research Library Special Collections Repository

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