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Bodies of 90 Filipinos were found in ditches in Manila. They were accused of having relatives in the guerrilla forces, and the Japanese executed them., c. 1938-1945
Vintage ferrotyped gelatin silver print on paper
4 3/16 x 6 3/8 in. (10.64 x 16.19 cm)
The face of the enemy: Bodies of 90 Filipinos were found in the ditches of Manila. They had been accused of having relatives in the guerrilla forces. To the Japanese mind, this is excuse enough for the bayonet, c. 1938- 1945.
Sheet: 4 7/8 x 7
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:
- Pacific Theater
- War crimes
- World War II
- Image Dimensions: 4 3/16 x 6 3/8 in. (106.36 x 161.93 mm)
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