Photographic postcard of WWI soldier
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- Created by
- Subject of
- Unidentified Man or Men
- Mollie Stephens McGill, American, 1869 - 1936
- Photographic postcard of an unidentified World War I soldier. The soldier stands holding a rifle, pointing upward, in full uniform. He is looking directly forward and standing facing the camera. He is wearing a brimmed hat and an ammunition belt with multiple pockets and a sheathed bayonet. He is standing in front of a large tree with leaves and branches on the floor. The image is vertical while the postcard is horizontal. The top has the words, [POST CARD] in large outlined letters. Underneath are the words, [CORRESPONDENCE] on the left, and [NAME AND ADDRESS] on the right. Written below in graphite is the inscription, [Mollie Stephens McGill / Shelbyville, Tenn / Bat 395].
- Credit Line
- Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Liljenquist Family
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- Restrictions & Rights
- Public domain
- Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
- gelatin silver prints
- photographic postcards
- silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
- H x W: 5 3/8 × 3 3/8 in. (13.7 × 8.6 cm)
- Place depicted
- Shelbyville, Bedford county, Tennessee, United States, North and Central America
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- National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
- Collection title
- Liljenquist Family Collection
- Media Arts-Photography
- National Museum of African American History and Culture
- African American
- World War I
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