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In Siberia, a group of patriotic Jugo-Slavs are being shot by a detachment of Austrians, 1914-1918
Vintage ferrotyped gelatin silver print on paper

Creation Place: Asia, American
Technique: Photography
Credit Line: Restricted gift of Michael Mattis, Judy Hochberg, Fernando Barnuevo and Gloria Ybarra
Accession Number: P2020.6.427

Provenance
Purchased by the Benton Museum of Art at Pomona College on August 12, 2020 from Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York.

Commentary
Austrian Atrocities in Serbia! This striking photograph is proof that the brutalities practiced by the Austrians were equal to those of their German allies. The scene is in Siberia. A group of patriotic Jugo-Slavs are being shot by a detachment of Austrians.

Marks
Credited in plate with typeset credit and title on label affixed to verso.

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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