This soldier attached to an armored division takes a long swig from a canvas water container during maneuvers on a California desert, August 1942
Vintage ferrotyped gelatin silver print on paper
8 9/16 x 6 1/2 in. (21.75 x 16.51 cm)
Sheet: 8 7/8 x 6 15/16
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:
- Training maneuvers
- U.S. Armored
- United States Army
- World War II
- Image Dimensions: 8 9/16 x 6 11/16 in. (21.75 x 16.51 cm)
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