Photo Mechanical Transfer

About this object

Specific techniques

Photo mechanical transfers were part of the printing process in the 1960s whereby an original artwork was photographed by special cameras to produce a high-contrast positive paper photograph, often on a reduced scale from the original.

Physical description

Black and white image depicting a man in traditional chiefly regalia with several shadowy, fallen totem poles in the background. Signed and dated "Bill Reid - '65."