Emphasis was on how chemical advancements had made photography possible and its effects on everyday life in amateur, professional, commercial, and industrial photography. A section was devoted to Tennessee Eastman and the manufacture of cellulose acetate products.
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The most popular color photograph in the exhibition’s lobby showed a young boy in a bath tub gnawing contentedly on a huge cake of soap.
The only colored picture of a golfer was Craig Wood, the runner up at the National Open.