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Robert Cleveland Negatives
1993.0005  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography
  • Indexing Terms
  • Preferred Citation
  • Scope and Content
  • Publication Rights

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Robert Cleveland Negatives
    Dates: ca. 1950-1965
    Collection Number: 1993.0005
    Extent: 543 items
    Repository: UC Riverside. California Museum of Photography
    Riverside, California 92521
    Abstract: 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.
    Language of Materials: English

    Access

    Original negatives are available by appointment, but must be handled by the Curator of Collections. Images should be requested by their print identification numbers.

    Acquisition Information

    The negatives were donated by the photographer in 1982 and accessioned into the permanent collection in 1993.

    Biography

    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.

    Indexing Terms

    Cleveland, Robert

    Preferred Citation

    Robert Cleveland Negatives. UC Riverside. California Museum of Photography

    Scope and Content

    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. Places of note include Disneyland, Bullock's Westwood, Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), the Beverly Hilton, and many banks, small businesses, and private residences.

    Publication Rights

    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.