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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
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 72f6cd90-c539-012f-4ef8-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1900: Creator Born
  • 1941: Issued
  • 1973: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2018: Found by you!
  • 2019

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 January 19, 2018. 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.