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Unknown Photographer



Uncle Sam’s soldiers really travel on their stomachs during war maneuvers along a sandy stretch of beach, California, February 1942
Vintage ferrotyped gelatin silver print on paper
4 3/16 x 8 1/2 in. (10.64 x 21.59 cm)

Creation Place: North America
Technique: Photography
Credit Line: Restricted Gift of Michael Mattis, Judy Hochberg, and Daniel Mattis, in honor of Kathleen Stewart Howe
Accession Number: P2019.21.367

Dimensions
Sheet: 7 1/16 x 8 15/16

Technique
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.

Materials
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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  • Image Dimensions: 4 3/16 x 8 5/8 in. (10.64 x 21.59 cm)

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