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Garters Battery, 7th Field Artillery, 1st Division, from Fort Ethan Allen, Vermont, with camouflaged 75mm guns, operating near Disco, New York, August 1939
Vintage ferrotyped gelatin silver print with applied pigment on paper
6 11/16 x 8 3/8 in. (16.99 x 21.27 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: P2019.21.359

Commentary
Garters Battery, 7th Field Artillery, 1st Division, from Fort Ethan Allen, Vermont, with camouflaged 75mm guns, operating near Disco, NY. In a phase of the large-scale maneuvers of the U.S. Army near Plattsburg, New York, the guns are disguised to blend with the terrain when seen from observation planes above, August 1939.

Dimensions
Sheet: 7 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: 6 11/16 x 8 1/2 in. (16.99 x 21.27 cm)

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