File:George Washington Carver c1910 - Restoration.jpg

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English: Botanist George Washington Carver. The image has been restored, with dust spots removed, and with levels adjusted to better File:George_Washington_Carver,_ca._1902.jpg match his actual skin tone. It was quite common for photographers to overexpose images of darker-skinned people to bring out details, but this was often fixed for publication, and, if uncorrected, has problematic consequences for how history is imagined.
Español: George Washington Carver (1864-1943), botánico e inventor estadounidense.
Polski: George Washington Carver, amerykański botanik i wynalazca.
Date circa 1910
date QS:P,+1910-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1480,Q5727902
Source Tuskegee University Archives/Museum
Author not listed; restored by Adam Cuerden
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current00:25, 21 October 2016Thumbnail for version as of 00:25, 21 October 20162,700 × 3,379 (5.14 MB)Adam Cuerdenc:User:Rillke/bigChunkedUpload.js:
01:44, 8 February 2016Thumbnail for version as of 01:44, 8 February 20162,700 × 3,379 (3.25 MB)Adam Cuerdenc:User:Rillke/bigChunkedUpload.js:
01:41, 8 February 2016Thumbnail for version as of 01:41, 8 February 20162,700 × 3,379 (3.25 MB)Adam Cuerdenc:User:Rillke/bigChunkedUpload.js:
01:40, 8 February 2016Thumbnail for version as of 01:40, 8 February 20162,700 × 3,379 (3.37 MB)Adam Cuerdenredo levels adjustment, see if it klooks better on (slightly darker-leaning) screen.
04:02, 29 January 2016Thumbnail for version as of 04:02, 29 January 20162,700 × 3,379 (3.19 MB)Adam Cuerdenc:User:Rillke/bigChunkedUpload.js: few minor additional dust spots fixed.
10:07, 26 January 2016Thumbnail for version as of 10:07, 26 January 20162,700 × 3,379 (3.19 MB)Adam Cuerdenc:User:Rillke/bigChunkedUpload.js: Trying to match the original sepia after the adjustment.
10:00, 26 January 2016Thumbnail for version as of 10:00, 26 January 20162,700 × 3,379 (3.21 MB)Adam Cuerdenc:User:Rillke/bigChunkedUpload.js: Y'know, there's probably arguments against doing this, but in order to give an accurate idea of his skin tone, I think this edit is more true.
07:25, 26 January 2016Thumbnail for version as of 07:25, 26 January 20162,700 × 3,379 (4.49 MB)Adam Cuerden

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