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United States Army Signal Corps Photographer



President Roosevelt watches the incinerating blast of a flame-thrower at jungle training unit in Hawaii, 1944
Vintage ferrotyped gelatin silver print on paper
6 9/16 x 8 1/4 in. (16.67 x 20.96 cm)

Creation Place: North America, American
Technique: Photography
Credit Line: Restricted Gift of Michael Mattis, Judy Hochberg, and Daniel Mattis, in honor of Kathleen Stewart Howe
Accession Number: P2019.21.637

Bibliography
Illustrated: Associated Press ID # 631279240794.

Commentary
President Roosevelt in Hawaii: From high on a hill-top President Roosevelt watches the incinerating blast of a flame-thrower at jungle training unit. The President got this first-hand view of one of the weapons being used with telling effect on the enemy, 1944.

Dimensions
Sheet: 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 9/16 x 8 1/4 in. (16.67 x 20.96 cm)

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