Young Man wearing German Helmet

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Record 391/678
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Collection John T. Matschi
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
Description Gelatin print of a Young Man wearing German Helmet.
Year Range from 1919
Event World War I
Year range to 1919
Medium Photographic Paper
Notes Candid outdoor image by Sergeant John Matschi. The image shows an unidentified young man sitting in a collapsable lawn chair wearing a Prussian Guards Officer's spiked helmet. The helmet was brought home in 1919 by John Matschi and donated to the Oshkosh Public Museum by him and is Object ID #1663-36.
Object ID P1935.27.638
Object Name Print, Photographic
Place Oshkosh, WI
Print size 1.75" x 2.5"
Subjects World War I
Portrait photographs
150th Machine Gun Battalion
42nd Division
Title Young Man wearing German Helmet
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