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Photograph

Photographer J. Robert Tayor

Photographer J. Robert Tayor | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Standing atop a special vehicle fitted with a body built to resemble a camera, Taylor found the ideal vantage point from which to cover a news event. The car was equipped with a complete photographic darkroom that enabled him to develop his images on site. The side of the vehicle says: "News Picture Service of The Milwaukee Journal First - by Merit".
DESCRIPTION
Standing atop a special vehicle fitted with a body built to resemble a camera, Taylor found the ideal vantage point from which to cover a news event. The car was equipped with a complete photographic darkroom that enabled him to develop his images on site. The side of the vehicle says: "News Picture Service of The Milwaukee Journal First - by Merit".
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:4688
Creation Date: 1928
Creator Name:Unknown
City:Milwaukee
County:Milwaukee
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Taylor, J. Robert, 1876-1959 : J. Robert Taylor photographs, 1898-1930
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:negative, original
Original Format Number:(T35)155
Original Dimensions:5 x 4 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
The image appeared in the March section of the 1986 Wisconsin Historical Calendar.
SUBJECTS
Architectural details
Hats
Cities and towns
Newspapers
Photography
Land use, Urban
Men
Storefronts
Signs and signboards
Automobiles
Pedestrians
Photographers
Outdoor photography

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