Photograph of integrated American Expeditionary Forces in France

Photograph by
Biaud, L., French
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
Date
1917-1919
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper on cardboard
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 4 5/8 × 6 3/4 in. (11.7 × 17.1 cm)
H x W (Overall): 8 1/4 × 10 5/8 in. (21 × 27 cm)
Description
A black-and-white photographic print on a cardboard mount depicting a group of soldiers of the American Expeditionary Forces serving in France during World War I. Some of the soldiers are sitting on motorcycles. Buildings and vehicles can be seen behind the soldiers. The print is pasted on a card mount with a printed decorative frame around the opening. The photographer's name is printed in the lower left corner and the place of the studio is printed in the lower right corner. Handwritten in graphite on the reverse is the text "2119 G Hamilton".
Place captured
Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire, Nièvre, France, Europe
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Furnishings, Housewares, and Décor
Type
gelatin silver prints
Topic
Military
Photography
World War I
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2014.63.78
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5f4db1f1d-a076-4c9b-ae0a-c18847869563
6 image(s)