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Fort Knox: Colt automatic pistol.

Image ID: 835142

Fort Knox: Colt automatic pistol. (1942)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Fort Knox: Colt automatic pistol.


: Palmer, Alfred T. -- Photographer

Additional Name(s)

: United States. Office of War Information -- Sponsor

Published Date

: 1942


: Gelatin silver prints

Specific Material Type

: photographs

Item Physical Description

: 1 photographic print : gelatin silver ; 8 x 10 in.


: 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)"


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Firearms - Pistol

Source Description

: 1 folder (38 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 835142

Record ID

: 1044482

Digital Item Published

: 5-21-2007; updated 2-14-2012

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