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Silhouetted against the waters off Tinian Island, U.S. Marines wade ashore from Coast Guard landing craft, August 1944
Vintage ferrotyped gelatin silver print on paper
6 5/8 x 8 5/16 in. (16.83 x 21.11 cm)

Creation Place: Oceania
Technique: Photography
Credit Line: Restricted Gift of Michael Mattis, Judy Hochberg, and Daniel Mattis, in honor of Kathleen Stewart Howe
Accession Number: P2019.21.761

Invasion silhouette: Silhouetted against the shallow waters off Tinian beach, U.S. Marines wade ashore from Coast Guard landing craft. Vessels participating in the landing can be seen in background, Tinian Island, August 1944.

Sheet: 6 15/16 x 8 11/16

Ferrotyped prints are processed in such a way that they are shiny. The print has a sensitive surface, usually thinner, because it was put through a press while still wet.

Ferrotyped prints have a sensitive surface, usually shiny and thinner, because they are put through a press while still wet. Ferrotyping makes the surface of the photograph smoother. Light does not scatter as much on a smoother surface, so this increases contrast. That makes ferrotyped images better for press photography.

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