Image Output Details

The following indicates the typical image output for high resolution images created by the MHS:

Original two-dimensional item is 8.5” x 14” or smaller
RGB, TIFF, 600 dpi
Maximum size- 122 MB, 5100 x 8400 pixels

Original two-dimensional item is between 8.5” x 14” and 12” x 17”
RGB, TIFF, 400 dpi
Maximum size-93 MB, 4800 x 6800 pixels

Original shot on 4” x 5” color transparency film, scan made from transparency
RGB, TIFF, 1200 dpi
Maximum size- 82 MB, 4800 x 6000 pixels

Images made on the copy-stand with digital 35mm camera:
RGB, TIFF, 300 dpi
Maximum size- 46 MB, 4928 x 3264 pixels

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20Jan 10:00AM 2018

The History and Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society Tour is a 90-minute docent-led walk through our public rooms. The tour is free, open to the public, ...

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Peter J. Gomes Memorial Book Prize Award & Reception

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Please join us for a special evening in which Tamara Plakins Thornton will receive the 2017 Gomes Prize for Nathaniel Bowditch and the Power of Numbers: How a 19th ...

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