from Life is an online project first developed in March 2003, with
periodic content additions.
Smithsonian Institution Libraries
of Content from this website
Display Curator: Kent C. Boese
design: Nicole Van Doren
images captured at 300 dpi using
One Power Phase digital scanning back
Phase One Image Capture Software 3.1.1
Hasselblad medium format 35mm camera model 501c
Hasselblad 80mm lens Zeisson
Perfection 1640SU flatbed scanner.
stored as TIFFs. High resolution web images reduced to 72 dpi and
rescaled to 750 pixels on the short side. Low resolution images
reduced to 256 colors and rescaled to 750 pixels on the short side.