File 08 - Box 8 - G. Sherriff colour photographs and exhibition display prints

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GB235 LSH/005/01/08


Box 8 - G. Sherriff colour photographs and exhibition display prints


  • 1935 - 2014 (Creation)

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This file contains colour photographs taken by G.Sherriff that had become part of an exhibition display around 1978 and were removed and rehoused in binders in 2014. It also contains recent colour prints taken from digital images of the display panels before they were dismantled. There were 7 panels in total - 3 unmarked; 4 with N.E., S.E., S.W., and N.W. written on the back.

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Gifted by Betty Sherriff

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The original G. Sherriff photographs are a range of flora, people and landscape shots. The reverse of the photo often has the date, location, country. If the photograph is of a plant then the name, number of the plant and location will often be written on the reverse. They are stamped on the reverse as being a 'vivid colour print'. The prints of the digital, exhibition display images, have the photo disk number written on the reverse of the print.

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Photos had been posted onto paper which had been stuck onto plywood lengths for display purposes (presumably in 1978). Still in this condition in 2014. Record shots of the display form where taken and the photos were peeled off and placed in binders with caption information copied onto the back of the photos in square brackets.

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  • Shelf: E:4:4