Photo Section Print Finishing
Photographic apparatus & supplies
"17th tactical Recon Sqdn Photo section print finishing area. Flat tray on thin steel legs (to the left) is a 4 ft diam Print washer - final phase of the washing process. Straight back to the left of the pith helmet are boxes of photo paper contrasts 2 and 3. The big drum is an electrically heated print dryer. On to the right is a lighted table where rolls of negatives were annotated. Motor with belt driver is a film dryer." From "Darkroom Soldier": "The Finishing Tent. Left to right: rotary print washer on stand
drum print dryer (center), electric motor to power the film dryer (far right). Floors are Philippine mahogany plank." ("Darkroom Soldier" caption authored by George Venn)
Helten, Paula (curator)
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Finchhaffen, New Guinea
From the Collection of Fred Hill