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Somewhere in Louisiana, troops manning anti-aircraft guns while repelling an airplane attack by the “enemy”, September 1941
Vintage ferrotyped gelatin silver print with applied pigment on paper
7 9/16 x 9 3/8 in. (19.21 x 23.81 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: P2019.21.362

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

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: 7 9/16 x 9 1/2 in. (19.21 x 23.81 cm)

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