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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • RAINIER NATIONAL PARK: c. 1920s

Shore Leave: 1905

Shore Leave: 1905

Washington, D.C., circa 1905. "Max Hoblitzell." Nattily nautical, naturally. 5x7 glass negative from the C.M. Bell portrait studio. View full size.

 

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Mold created the artistic left and bottom edges. Nowadays we use filters for the same effect.

[Actually it is mostly paper from the negative sleeve stuck to the emulsion after the glass plate got wet. - Dave]

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