|Title||Seattle Post-Intelligencer photographer Art French and another man, Seattle, 1933 |
|Caption||Photographer Art 'Happy' French worked at the Seattle P-I from 1923 until his retirement in 1946. Known for his sassy irreverent remarks and attitude, he also possessed a strong entrepreneurial sense. He was one of the first to take photographs of children with Santa Claus and charge a $1 a photo earning $10, 000 in five weeks. French also earned a reputation for trick photography and work on composite images. |
|Notes||Handwritten on image: Art French.|
Caption information sources: Time Magazine, March 4, 1946; P-I Exhibit Label for Art French.
Date photograph was filed at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer (date of photograph and file date may differ by a month or more): February 3, 1933.
|Subjects||Photographers--Washington (State)--Seattle; Men--Washington (State)--Seattle; Seattle post-intelligencer (Seattle, Wash. : 1921) |
|Personal Names||French, Arthur E. |
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||1986.5G.792 |
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|Credit Line||Seattle Post-Intelligencer Collection, Museum of History & Industry, Seattle; All Rights Reserved |
|Repository||Museum of History & Industry, Seattle (MOHAI) |
|Repository Collection||Seattle Post-Intelligencer Collection |
|Physical Description||1 glass negative: b&w; 4 x 5 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from original negative as a 3000 pixel TIFF image in 8-bit grayscale, resized to 640 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop 6.0 and its JPEG quality measurement 3. |