Guide to the Jonathan Singer Photographs:Digital Photographic Prints
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Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1243
Creators:
Singer, Jonathan, Dr.
Dates:
2011
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2 Cubic feet
1 box, 13 photoprints
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Custom-made wooden box containing 13 matted digital color prints, of guitars and a mandolin, by Dr. Singer. The subjects are custom-made instruments in private collections. Cover text: "Gibson Boxed Set #1/5 / This Gibson commemorative / Morrison Hotel Gallery / boxed edition containing / thirteen original digital / prints were shot with a / Hasselblad H2D-39 and / printed on Casson paper," signed by the photographer and dated 2011. Image sizes approx. 18" x 13-1/2". Each print is signed in pencil under the image at left, and the photographer's blind-stamp is at the right. Mounts are Foam-Core, with descriptive labels on the verso. Mat hinges are masking tape.

Arrangement
Arrangement
The collection is arranged into one series.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Jonathan Singer is a podiatrist who gained notoriety as a botanical photographer, then turned his attention to handmade guitars. See http://www.vanityfair.com/culture/features/2008/03/flowerphotog200803 from Vanity Fair.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection is unprocessed.
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Jonathan Singer on May 20, 2011.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Photograph by Jonathan Singer, 2011, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of the artist.
Conditions Governing Use
Reproduction restricted due to copyright or trademark. Photographer retains copyright.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Mandolin Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Guitars Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Digital images Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- Digital color prints -- 1910-1920 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives