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.

Date Made: ca 1917-1918

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Europe

Related Event: World War I

Subject: Women

See more items in: Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military, Military, Photography, Signal Corps


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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2013.3101.50Nonaccession Number: 2013.3101Catalog Number: 2013.3101.50Maker Number: 18997

Object Name: photograph

Physical Description: paper (overall material)emulsion (overall material)cardboard (base material)paper (label material)Measurements: overall, photograph: 5 1/2 in x 7 1/8 in; 13.97 cm x 18.0975 cm


Record Id: nmah_1452082

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