Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/09/20

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Subject: RE: [Leica] Hotel room film processing
From: Marc James Small <>
Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2001 18:46:52 -0400

At 05:20 PM 9/20/01 -0500, Rodgers, David wrote:
>There's some satisfation in seeing results. Didn't Timothy O'Sullivan travel
>the West and shoot some 450 plates only to discover they were all ruined
>when he processed them after the journey? A bad batch of albumen? And I
>though I faced obstacles. :-)

George Leigh Mallory took several hundred plates of the environs of Mount
Everest in the '21 Reconnaissance.  When he and his partner rejoined the
main party and the plates were developed, it turned out that they had been
putting them into the camera backwards ...

Marc  FAX:  +540/343-7315
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