Dead British Soldier

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Collection Hale Myron Brabazon
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
Description Gelatin print of Dead British Soldier.
Year Range from 1919
Event World War I
Year range to 1919
Notes Outdoor view of the body of a dead British soldier. His body is laying face down in grass, still wearing equipment, SMLE Rifle beside him, gas mask in front, a bullet hole in his helmet corresponds with a bullet hole in the skull. The remains are skeletal. Inscribed on back, "American Dead/Rheims France July 1919" (this is incorrect).
Object ID P1935.29.10
Object Name Print, Photographic
Place Rheims, France
Print size 3 1/4" x 4 1/4"
Subjects World War I
Dead persons
Postmortem photographs
Title Dead British Soldier
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