The Robert Cleveland negative collection contains 543 8x10 negatives and color transparencies. Robert Cleveland, a commercial
architectural photographer working primarily in Southern California, photographed for a number of interior and exterior firms
and publications in the 1950s and through the early 1960s. The majority of photographs document the trends in interior and
exterior design focusing on particular elements such as appliances, hardware, and building materials. Buildings and sites
represented in the collection are located in Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, and Utah.
Robert C. Cleveland (1918-1991) was an architectural and design photographer based in Pacific Palisades. In 1953 he published
"Architectural Photography of Houses: How to Take Good Pictures of Exteriors and Interiors," describing his practice.
Copyright has been assigned to the UCR/California Museum of Photography. All requests for permission to publish be submitted
in writing to the Curator of Collections.
Original negatives are available by appointment, but must be handled by the Curator of Collections. Images should be requested
by their print identification numbers.