Sinisi eventually placed Smith's 10,000-item collection of artwork (not including his technical drawings in Diazo print form, which were conveyed simultaneously) in the Library of Congress Music Division in 2010.
She also brought two portfolios of giclee prints, and a selection of Diazo prints made from the original pencil on vellum technical drawings, as well.
The team determined that 21 fine art images and seven Diazo prints would fit comfortably on 560 square feet of wall space, about the size of the Theatre 2 Lobby Gallery at the University of South Florida.
Caption: Right: Diller + Scofidio, plan for Traffic, 1981, marker on diazo print
, 20 x30".
Before the invention of the Xerox Laser Photocopying machine, reproductions of large-format plans were done with a Diazo Print Machine that used ammonia.
Like the blueprint, the sepia print is another print format based on the Diazo Print Machine technology of the past.
The works in "Traces of Nature" are diazo prints
, the results of a blueprinting process that is typically used to make charts and architectural renderings.