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Sugar Bowl

6817-1 scanA sugar bowl under the Spanish Moss, on the grounds of a plantation along Bayou Teche, in Patterson, St. Mary Parish, Louisiana. The plantation may be Idlewild Plantation Home (1850). Sugar bowls were used in boiling the sugar cane down to sugar. The photo was taken in December of 2014 with a Nikon FTn Photomic 35 mm SLR equipped with a 135 mm f/2.8 Nikkor-Q Auto lens on Ilford FP4+ film. The negative was enlarged optically with a Beseler 23CIIXL enlarger and a 50 mm f/2.8 Schneider Componon-S lens on Ilford Multigrade Classic FB Double Weight Fiber Base silver gelatin photo paper. Processing was done archivally using Kodak chemistry, with a final toning with Kodak Rapid Selenium Toner, treated with hypo clearing agent, and washed in an archival washer.

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