Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/05/13

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Subject: Re: [Leica] advise needed: field darkroom
From: Eric Welch <>
Date: Wed, 13 May 1998 22:45:54 -0500

At 08:08 PM 5/13/98 -0700, you wrote:
>I seem to recall reading (maybe in Photo Techniques a year or so ago) that
>one of the inventors of Perma Wash worked out the sea water angle while
>doing some volunteer work at the Pacific Fleet's photo archives before World

National Geographic photographers were doing it way before that in Alaska.
But maybe they didn't come across the permanence factor. It was just
plentiful, and it worked.


Eric Welch
St. Joseph, MO

Make it idiot proof and someone will make a better idiot.