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Common militia, 1830.

Image ID: 1599720

Common militia, 1830. (1941)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Common militia, 1830.

Creator

: Kredel, Fritz, 1900-1973 -- Artist

Published Date

: 1941

Specific Material Type

: prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : col. ; 30 x 20.5 cm.

Notes

: Typed on mount: "The militiamen shown here may be considered typical of the country at large. Each man has (or should have) his 'good musket or firelock, a sufficient bayonet,' and all other paraphernalia required of him by law. The scene is laid at one of the three or four annual drills which were about as effective as the picnics they resembled. No uniforms were provided; the few suggested in the plate represent relics of some former war o ....
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Original Source

: From Soldiers of the American army, 1775-1941. (New York H. Bittner and Company 1941) Kredel, Fritz (1900-1973), Illustrator. Todd, Frederick P. , Author.

Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Army -- United States -- 1801s-1840s

Source Description

: 1 folder (42 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC ARMY-US-180

Digital ID

: 1599720

Record ID

: 1085627

Digital Item Published

: 10-26-2007; updated 3-25-2011

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