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    Related Resources - Matson (G. Eric and Edith) Photograph Collection - Digital Collections In the Library of Congress Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division (P&P) 101 Independence Avenue, S.E., Washington, DC 20540-4730 Photographs illustrating biblical themes and the Middle East Call number: LOT 2924 Online record: /item/2005682716/ Photographs of Palestine Call number: LOT 13754 Online record: /item/2006675875/ Photographic postcards of the Middle East Call number: LOT 13755 Online record: /item/2006676290/ Photographs of Palestine and Jordan Call...
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    Rights and Access - Matson (G. Eric and Edith) Photograph Collection - Digital Collections The Library of Congress does not own rights to material in its collections. Therefore, it does not license or charge permission fees for use of such material and cannot grant or deny permission to publish or otherwise distribute the material. Ultimately, it is the researcher's obligation to assess copyright or other use restrictions and obtain permission from third parties when necessary before publishing or...
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    Technical Information - Matson (G. Eric and Edith) Photograph Collection - Digital Collections During 2004 and 2005, JJT, Inc., of Austin, Texas, scanned the Matson Negatives. They used an overhead Sinar 54 digital camera to scan more than 13,700 glass negatives (measuring in sizes ranging between 4 x 5 inches or smaller and 10 x 12 inches). The images were captured in grayscale at a spatial resolution of approximately 5,000 pixels on the long side and a...
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    American Colony and the Matson Photo Service - Matson (G. Eric and Edith) Photograph Collection - Digital Collections The American Colony, 1881-1934 The American Colony was an independent, utopian, Christian sect formed by religious pilgrims who emigrated to Jerusalem from the United States and Sweden. The history of the Colony is intimately linked to the photography collection it spawned. Founding of the Colony The initial wave of immigrants came to Jerusalem in 1881 from Chicago, Illinois. The
    • Date: 1898