Detail View: World War I and World War II: Personal Narratives: World War I German soldier’s photograph album 2

Identifier: 
exwsPommerBk02
Title: 
World War I German soldier’s photograph album 2
Description: 
Photograph album with floral, cloth cover. 9 ¾ x 12 ½ x ¾ in. There are thirty-eight pages with a total of 153 photographs of varying sizes. Photographs are pasted down, occasionally with handwritten date or name. World War I era photographs, most likely belonging to Ludwig Koch, whose card is pasted to the last page and reads, “Ludwig Koch, Secondlieutenant, im K. 3., Feld-Artillerie Regiment, “Königin Mutter.” The subjects of the images are varied, including: young men in uniform; captured artillery; German soldiers in France; group portraits of sailors, officers, nurses, and convalescing soldiers; infantry units; family or friends in civilian clothing; military cemeteries; training exercises; and studio portraits of young officers.
Date: 
approximately 1911-1918
Time Period: 
Nineteen tens
Location: 
Germany
Location: 
France
Subject: 
World War, 1914-1918--Pictorial works
Subject: 
Soldiers--Germany--1910-1920
Subject: 
Artillerymen--Germany--1910-1920
Subject: 
Artillery
Subject: 
Photograph albums
People Identified: 
Gärtner, Fritz
People Identified: 
Gärtner, Hedi
Subject-AAT: 
photographs
Subject-AAT: 
group portraits
Subject-AAT: 
studio portraits
Publisher: 
Western Michigan University
Source: 
World War I German Soldiers Album Collection. Western Michigan University Special Collections
Provenance: 
Purchased by WMU Special Collections in February 2015 from F.A. Bernett Books of Boston.
Collection: 
World War I and World War II: Personal Narratives
Rights: 
Copyright 2017 Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, all rights reserved. The digital version is available for educational use under 'Fair Use' guidelines. For additional permission and further information contact the WMU Libraries, Digitization Center: lib-dc@wmich.edu
File Format: 
image/jp2
Digitization Date: 
2017
Digitization Specifications: 
Scanned by Digitization Center, Western Michigan University Libraries using Hasselblad H4D-200 MS camera, processed in Adobe Photoshop CS6. Archival file is .tif. Item viewed as a LUNA BookReader object.