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dc.identifier.citation "Man sitting in contraption at the Rice Engineering Show, Rice Institute." (1940) Rice University:
dc.description A man is shown seated in a mock-up of a preliminary drilling rig during the Rice Engineering Show, circa 1940. The sign on the rig includes a number of humorous touches, such as “Poorboy Prod. Co. A. Q. Rice #1”, “Permit # 00000.0” and indicating the location is “Bonedry Field”. Original resource is a black and white photograph.
dc.description.abstract The Rice Engineering Show ran from 1920-1956.
dc.publisher Rice University
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dc.subject.lcshWilliam M. Rice Institute--History
Oil well drilling rigs--Texas--Houston
Oil fields--Equipment and supplies
Rice University--History
dc.title Man sitting in contraption at the Rice Engineering Show, Rice Institute
dc.digitization.specifications Images were captured using the Epson Perfection 1670 PHOTO or Epson Expression 10000XL flatbed scanner and Epson Scan software. Master Tiff images were scanned at 24-bit color, 400 ppi. Derivative files are PDF for text and JPG & JPEG2000 for images. 2012 circa 1940s
dc.source.collection Rice University Archives general photo files, "Event - Engineering Show", Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University wrc03804
dc.type.genre photographs
dc.type.dcmi Image
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