Miss Davies has been nursing the wounded in Serbia. She is dressed in the Serbian national costume, selling flags to soldiers in London on Serbian Flag Day., c. July 28, 1915
Vintage ferrotyped gelatin silver print on paper
8 1/8 x 6 3/16 in. (20.64 x 15.72 cm)
Purchased by the Benton Museum of Art at Pomona College on August 12, 2020 from Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York.
Sheet: 8 7/16 x 6 9/16
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.
This object has the following keywords:
- Flag Day (Serbia)
- Great Britain
- Street Scenes
- Vendors and Shopkeepers
- Women in war
- World War I
- Image Dimensions: 8 1/8 x 6 3/16 in. (206.38 x 157.16 mm)
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