Camouflaged Rifle in Action

Black and white photograph taken by the Signal Corps during World War I. A large gun is protruding out from underneath camouflage covering. A house is visible in the background of the photo. The Signal Corps' emblem is visible in the bottom left-hand corner of the image. The photo is mounted on a board, with the title on the board below the photo.
The Photographic Section of the Signal Corps was established in July 1917. It was responsible for the US Army's official ground and aerial photography of World War I.
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
ca 1917-1918
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
emulsion (overall material)
cardboard (base material)
paper (label material)
overall, photograph: 5 1/2 in x 7 1/8 in; 13.97 cm x 18.0975 cm
overall, folder: 9 1/2 in x 12 in; 24.13 cm x 30.48 cm
overall, object: 7 3/8 in x 8 5/8 in; 18.7325 cm x 21.9075 cm
place made
ID Number
nonaccession number
catalog number
maker number
related event
World War I
See more items in
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
Signal Corps
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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