This snappy-looking Malayan sailor is typical of the fighting forces making up the garrison of Singapore and the Malayan Peninsula, February 1941
Vintage ferrotyped gelatin silver print on paper
6 1/8 x 8 1/16 in. (15.56 x 20.48 cm)
Sheet: 7 1/16 x 8 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.
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