Photographic postcard of WWI soldier with rifle
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- Photographic postcard of World War I soldier, captured standing in three quarter view against the exterior wall of a wooden building. He is holding a rifle above and on his proper right shoulder. He is in full uniform with hat, an ammunition belt with multiple pockets, and puttees wrapped from ankle to knee. The soldier has his proper left leg forward and is looking toward the right of the image. There is loss at the bottom right corner of the postcard. 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. On the top right is a rectangle that states, [PLACE STAMP HERE]. The post card is blank and has a large stain on the upper left corner.
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- Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Liljenquist Family
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- gelatin silver prints
- photographic postcards
- silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
- H x W: 5 3/8 × 3 7/16 in. (13.7 × 8.8 cm)
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- Liljenquist Family Collection
- Media Arts-Photography
- National Museum of African American History and Culture
- African American
- World War I
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