Approximately 50,000 negatives, glass and flexible, of various sizes; log books and ledgers; and prints from J.C. Rieger Studio, Louisville,1900-1963. Includes glass plate negatives, 5 x 7 inch and 8 x 10 inch; nitrate flexible film, 5 x 7 inch and 8 x 10 inch; safety film, 4 x 5 inch, 5 x 7 inch, 8 x 10 inches. As well as logbooks and ledgers from the studio. John C. Rieger's portrait studio was a Highlands/Cherokee neighborhood institution in Louisville for sixty years. He designed the studio himself, used only natural light and was the first photographer in Louisville to use the autochrome color process.
Copyright has not been assigned to the University of Louisville; please consult a reference archivist for more information.
- Rieger, J.C. (Creator, Person)
50000 negatives (724 boxes, 23 books, 17 ledgers)
- Film negatives Subject Source: Thesaurus For Graphic Materials
- Glass negatives Subject Source: Thesaurus For Graphic Materials
- Louisville (Ky.) -- Photographs Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
- Photographs Subject Source: Tgm (For Genre/Format Terms)
- Portraits Subject Source: Source Not Specified