Image Output Details

The following indicates the typical image output for high resolution images created by the MHS:

Original two-dimensional item is 8.5” x 14” or smaller
RGB, TIFF, 600 dpi
Maximum size- 122 MB, 5100 x 8400 pixels

Original two-dimensional item is between 8.5” x 14” and 12” x 17”
RGB, TIFF, 400 dpi
Maximum size-93 MB, 4800 x 6800 pixels

Original shot on 4” x 5” color transparency film, scan made from transparency
RGB, TIFF, 1200 dpi
Maximum size- 82 MB, 4800 x 6000 pixels

Images made on the copy-stand with digital 35mm camera:
RGB, TIFF, 300 dpi
Maximum size- 46 MB, 4928 x 3264 pixels

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Picturing Political Power: Images in the Women’s Suffrage Movement

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