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Catalog Number 1998.53.3.11
Object Name Print
Accession number 1998.53
Description Two photographs mounted to brown paper. Images both depict German soldiers in snow suits on patrol.

Caption printed at top of page: Unsere Schneeschuhtruppen. [Our snowshoe troops]

Top Image: Men, in snowsuits, using poles to balance firearms while shooting. Both men are on skies.
Caption printed below image: Patrouille im Anschlag. [Patrol at the ready.]

Bottom Image: Men, in snowsuits, using poles and skies to move across snow. Firearm strapped to back.
Caption printed below image: Patrouille einen Pa├č ├╝berschreitend. Die Schneehenmden machen schon auf wenige hundert Schritt unsichtbar.

Print from the "Kriegsbilder 1914-15", a portfolio of German artworks and photographs that was sold for 3 marks as a fundraiser for war wounded aid ("Kriegs-Invaliden-Hilfe").
Subjects World War 1
Art
Prints
Portfolios
Winter
Snow
Snow patrol
Image size 21 x 28.4 cm