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  • This set the tone for later photographers, some of whom, in the hope of sending a frisson of fear through newspaper readers, used their darkest dark-room arts to ensure that Thylacines looked menacing.

    Simon Welfare: A Tiger Killed by Hype

  • It took several hours to develop and enlarge the many frames Kruger had taken of the documents, and the whole oh was not completed by dinner time, though all the prints were pegged and drying in the makeshift dark-room.

    Final Resting Place of The Pen

  • In one corner I saw every sign of a dark-room; a curtain was hung up to keep the light off, and there was an array of developing-dishes, measuring-glasses, etc.

    The South Pole~ A Day at Framheim

  • Anyone suspected of having measles should be taken to a clinic or hospital for blood and urine tests for confirmation of infection, then treated, isolated in a dark-room, and given lots of fluids and small frequent meals of soft foods, the department advised.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • How could he take the corpse from the dark-room and prop it against the camera so that it would fall in a few seconds, without coming downstairs, when he was in the library looking out a book?

    The Complete Father Brown

  • We need to specially train cadres to establish and run underground presses, including training in camouflage, photography and dark-room work, and the production of leaflet bombs.

    African National Congress National Consultative Conference

  • He stared around at the desk, telephone, typewriter, files, electronic equipment, dark-room, bird-cages, plaster statues, and all the other tools and souvenirs the boys had collected in their work.

    The Mystery of the Headless Horse

  • We went over the house, not wasting time, starting from the attic dark-room.

    The Satan Bug

  • I left him and his men to their search -- if they couldn't find anything neither could I-- and went upstairs to the dark-room.

    The Satan Bug

  • I left him and his men to their search — if they couldn't find anything neither could I — and went upstairs to the dark-room.

    The Satan Bug

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