A Canadian kilted battalion marches through Mons on the day the Germans signed the Armistice, November 11, 1918
Vintage ferrotyped gelatin silver print on paper
Purchased by the Benton Museum of Art at Pomona College on August 12, 2020 from Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York.
Victorious Canadians Enter Mons! A Canadian kilted battalion marches through Mons on the day the Germans signed the Armistice. The occasion caused an outburst of wildest enthusiasm. Note the American flags that have been flung to the breezes. Canadian official photo.
Credited in plate with typeset credit and title on label affixed to verso.
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.
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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