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Corps d'Afrique, 1864.

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Corps d'Afrique, 1864.
Additional title: Brigade bandsman ; Sergeant of heavy artillery.
Kredel, Fritz (1900-1973) (Artist)

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Army -- United States -- 1860s

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1941
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC ARMY-US-186
Brass instruments
African American soldiers
Armies -- American -- 1860-1869
Armies -- American -- Civil War, 1861-1865
United States. Army -- African American troops
Military uniforms -- American -- 1860-1869
African Americans -- Military service -- 1860-1869
Content : Title from folder.

Content : Typed on mount: "Right: long coat, plumed felt hat, brass shoulder scales of Civil War full dress uniform. Sword peculiar to non-commissioned officers. Left: modified form with 'frogging' of a musician and 'bummer's cap' common to Northern army. Detail: Brass shoulder 'scale' and hat decoration for full dress wear during Civil War."

Content : Written on mount: "Instrument is an 'ophicleide', a sort of huge, keyed, brass bugle popular in the early and mid-1800's."

Source note: Soldiers of the American army, 1775-1941. (New York H. Bittner and Company 1941) Kredel, Fritz (1900-1973), Illustrator. Todd, Frederick P. , Author.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : col. ; 29 x 22.5 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Dynix : 1742337
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17692028
UUID: 72f6cd90-c539-012f-4ef8-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1900: Creator Born
  • 1941: Issued
  • 1973: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Corps d'Afrique, 1864." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1941. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-f421-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Corps d'Afrique, 1864." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 29, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-f421-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1941). Corps d'Afrique, 1864. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-f421-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Corps d'Afrique, 1864.