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Entre Nous: 1943

Entre Nous: 1943

June 1943. Arlington, Virginia. "One of several alcoves off the corridor in Idaho Hall, Arlington Farms, a residence for women who work in the U.S. government for the duration of the war." Medium format nitrate negative by Esther Bubley for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

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The print looks highly dodged to equalize widely different light levels, which leaves me wondering about the "negative" in the caption, since it would still require all that printing work.

The high grain level suggests they were pushing the film too.

[There is no print. The Library of Congress file is a raw scan of the original 2-1/4 square camera negative, which looks like this. Dave adjusts the raw scans in Photoshop for publishing on Shorpy. -tterrace]

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