Creator

Era

1900-present

Medium

Photographic postcard

Dimensions

5 x 3

Credit Line

Long-term Loan from the Estate of Boris Blick, 2015

Accession Number

2015.489

Creator Biography

Creator Unknown, German.

Description

Fifteen German soliders stand in three rows: six standing in the third row, each holding a mug or a large prop; six seatednin the second row, holding props such as taxidermied dogs and baby dolls; and three in the first row sitting on the ground, a center solider flanked by a solider on each side, holding a small bugle. Propped up in front is a sign in German. Handwritten note in German on back. Addressed to: "Frau Fike, Hamburg [unknown]"

Provenance

W. Laukühn. Photograph, Lockstedter Lager. Beste Postkartenlieferung am Piatze.

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Keywords

WWI, germany, postcard, military, history, 2015.489

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