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>”Arthur was able to get the image by actually drawing an outline on the lens, he then had the troops place flags in certain positions while he looked through the camera.”
>”It worked so well because these men were used to following orders and the flags were a well known way of communicating.
>”When it came to the day of the photograph Arthur would then be able to put all the pieces together, he could say to 157 men ‘move there and you can be Woodrow Wilson’s ear’.
>**”It would take a week to get all the outlines right, but just 30 minutes to move all the men into position to take the shot**, it must have been amazing to watch.”