Photo Lab, Mixing Chemicals

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Item Details

Title

Photo Lab, Mixing Chemicals

Subject

Chemistry
Military uniforms
Countryman, Allan J.
Gertz, Albert I.

Description

"The Photo Section - 17th Tactical Recon Sqdn - Al Gertz and Alan Countryman mixing chemicals" From "Darkroom Soldier": "Mixing Chemicals. Cpl Albert Gertz (left) and Pfc Allan (A.J.) Countryman prepare stock solutions for the Photo Lab. Developer came in pre-weighed cans of dry powder labeled '40904,' probably an Elon-Hydroquinone formula variation. Diluted differently, the men developed both film and prints with the same material. 'Hypo' fixing bath and acetic acid used normal mixes." ("Darkroom Soldier" caption authored by George Venn)

Creator

Hill, Fred

Date

1944

Contributor

Helten, Paula (curator)

Rights

(c)Eastern Oregon University. This image is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution - Noncommercial - No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/us/). Acknowledgement of Eastern Oregon University as a source is required. For print quality images, prints, or high resolution tiff files, or commercial uses please contact the Library Director at Eastern Oregon University.

Identifier

2010.1.335

Spatial Coverage

Biak, New Guinea

Provenance

From the Collection of Fred Hill