Everytown, USA, United States
HD digital frame-by-frame telecine transfer of home moive footage.
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26 Jun 2011
1950 - -
NOTE: No model/property release on file for this clip; may be suitable for editorial (news and documentary) usage only.
Little Girl Ironing Playing House Circa 1945 (Vintage 8mm Home Movie Footage). Ironing is the use of a heated tool (an iron) to remove wrinkles from fabric. The heating is commonly done to a temperature of 180-220 °Celsius, depending on the fabric. Ironing works by loosening the bonds between the long-chain polymer molecules in the fibers of the material. While the molecules are hot, the fibers are straightened by the weight of the iron, and they hold their new shape as they cool. Some fabrics, such as cotton, require the addition of water to loosen the intermolecular bonds. Many modern fabrics (developed in or after the mid-twentieth century) are advertised as needing little or no ironing. Permanent press clothing was developed to reduce the ironing necessary by combining wrinkle-resistant polyester with cotton.
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