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David A. Page student work

 Collection
Identifier: RITArt-0074

Scope and Contents

The David A. Page photograph is a 11 x 13 inch framed black and white photograph titled "Irish Tree of Many Faces", 1966. The photo is of a large tree that reveals many faces within its branches. The photograph was taken by Dave when he was a student at RIT.

Dates

  • 1966

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Biographical / Historical

David Page is the retired Fine Arts Photographer for Duke University (now deceased). He studied under Charles Arnold, Minor White and Richard Zakia while a photography student at the Rochester Institute of Technology where he earned his degree in 1966. Adjunct instructors at RIT included Ansel Adams, Gordon Parks, Pete Turner and Yousof Karsh. His photographs have been exhibited nationally as well as overseas, and have appeared in many magazines including Sports Illustrated.

His ENO River Association calendars won four PICA (Printing Industry of the Carolinas) awards. His photographs and illustrations have also been featured in several books, including the popular Perception and Imaging - 3rd. ed. by Dr. Zakia, which is in its second printing.

Dave Page was also known at RIT for his involvement with SpiRIT the bengal tiger cub mascot. He was a member of the tiger committee and was a student handler for the cub which allowed him to bring the tiger to the RIT campus during the years 1963-64.

David Page remained an ardent supporter of RIT throughout his life, serving as a member of the Alumni Association Board of Directors, leader of the RIT Raleigh/Durham Alumni Chapter and supporter of the RIT Big Shot.

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet

Language

English

Overview

The David A. Page photograph is a 11 x 13 inch framed black and white photograph titled "Irish Tree of Many Faces", 1966. The photo is of a large tree that reveals many faces within its branches.

Physical Location

Currently on loan in Gannett, 2287

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The David A. Page photograph was donated to the RIT Archives In 2013. Accession number(s): 2013:021

Related Materials

Dimensions

11 x 14 inches

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Jody Sidlauskas in July 2013.

Creator

Title
David A. Page photograph
Subtitle
RIT Art Collection
Status
Published
Author
Jody Sidlauskas
Date
30 July 2013
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the RIT Archive Collections Repository

Contact:
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