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Soldiers were called to hear General Dwight Eisenhower’s Christmas message, which they took back to their commanders, December 28, 1944
Vintage ferrotyped gelatin silver print on paper
6 1/2 x 8 5/16 in. (16.51 x 21.11 cm)

Creation Place: Unknown
Technique: Photography
Credit Line: Restricted Gift of Michael Mattis, Judy Hochberg, and Daniel Mattis, in honor of Kathleen Stewart Howe
Accession Number: P2019.21.645

Commentary
“Ike” Gives Christmas Message: One soldier was called to hear General Dwight Eisenhower’s Christmas message, which they took back to their commanders. Included in the group were several Americans, BM David Sorima, Homewood, PA.; S/SGT. Albin Lee, 453rd Bomb Squadron, Ninth Air force; T/5 Troy Loftes, 3906 Q.M. Truck Company; Sargent Charles F. Helfreich, Seventh Armored Division, of Richmond Hill, New York, December 28, 1944.

Dimensions
Sheet: 7 1/8 x 9
Overall: 7 3/16 x 9

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: 6 1/2 x 8 5/16 in. (16.51 x 21.11 cm)

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