[vcf-midatlantic] (Delayed) pictures from yesterday
chrisjpf33 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 15 10:42:13 EDT 2016
On Mon, Mar 14, 2016 at 11:12 PM, Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
> Here are some pictures of the back half of the new room, in which you can
> see how the microcomputer exhibit is shaping up:
> There's a lot more work to do. For example, each station will get a
> backdrop, so visitors (and their pictures!) are not distracted by
> artifacts/walls behind the units. We determined that the most affordable
> way to do this is to use bolts of fabric. A bolt is a yard wide (same as
> each unit), up to 10 yards long, and can be purchased in almost any color.
> I called the fabric store and found out they'll even cut an entire bolt
> into a zillion slices for us. If we get them cut into 6-ft. lengths (same
> height as each shelving unit, then we can just attach them to the back of
> each unit, it makes a nice backdrop, and it's completely mobile with the
> unit itself.
> The question is, what color should be get? Beige? Off-white? Light gray?
> Light/medium blue?
> Note: In the second picture, the iMac + late-90s internet appliances are
> not part of the micro exhibit; they're part of the modern history exhibit.
> Will pick up some dark green fabric for its background so it matches the
> green wall across from it (shown in earlier pictures).
Suggestion: flip the slats on the blinds up instead of down so that direct
sunlight can't sneak through.
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