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Corps d'Afrique, 1864.

Image ID: 1599724

Corps d'Afrique, 1864.  [Brigade bandsman ; Sergeant of heavy artillery.] (1941)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Corps d'Afrique, 1864.

Alternate Title

: Brigade bandsman ; Sergeant of heavy artillery.


: Kredel, Fritz, 1900-1973 -- Artist

Published Date

: 1941

Specific Material Type

: prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : col. ; 29 x 22.5 cm.


: 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." Note 2.) Written on mount: "Instrument is an 'ophicleide', a sort of huge, keyed, brass bugle popular in the early and mid-1800's."

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.


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Army -- United States -- 1860s

Source Description

: 4 folders (149 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC ARMY-US-186

Digital ID

: 1599724

Record ID

: 1085645

Digital Item Published

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

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