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Rieger (J. C.) photograph collection
University of Louisville Special CollectionsLouisville, Kentucky 40292 USA
Open to researchers
[Identification of item], J. C. Rieger photograph collection, ca.1900-1963, Special Collections, University of Louisville, Louisville.
ca. 50,500 items
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. The collection consists of negatives, prints, thirteen autochromes, account books, and daybooks.
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