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Fort Knox: Colt automatic pistol.

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835142
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Names
United States. Office of War Information (Sponsor)
Palmer, Alfred T. (Photographer)
Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Firearms - Pistol

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1942
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC FIREA-Pis
Topics
Firearms
Hands
Fists
Handguns -- 1900-1999
Colt’s Patent Fire Arms Manufacturing Co.
Genres
Gelatin silver prints
Notes
Content: Printed on verso: "A soldier in training at Ft. Knox, Ky., demonstrates the use of one of America's renowned weapons, a Colt pistol. Much changed in appearance from the gun that was famous on our frontiers nearly a century ago, this .45 caliber automatic is one of the standard weapons of our modern army. (June 1942)"
Physical Description
Extent: 1 photographic print : gelatin silver ; 8 x 10 in.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix : 2155936
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17261498
Barcode : 33333159465455
UUID: 3794f070-c551-012f-a105-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1942: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Fort Knox: Colt automatic pistol." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1942. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-cdc3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Fort Knox: Colt automatic pistol." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 25, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-cdc3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1942). Fort Knox: Colt automatic pistol. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-cdc3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Fort Knox: Colt automatic pistol.