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Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
paint on steel and leather
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 6 1/4 × 8 1/4 × 11 1/4 in. (15.9 × 21 × 28.6 cm)
Type:
helmets
Place made:
France, Europe
Date:
1915-1926
Description:
French Adrian helmet used during World War I. The helmet is made of metal and has a small visor that is longer in the front. [AP] is inscribed underneath the front visor. The front features the French Infantry insignia, an [RF] inside a flaming bomb. A leather chin strap with metal buckle is placed over the front visor. The helmet has a metal helm attached at the top. There are some areas of paint loss and metal corrosion.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Military  Search this
World War I  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Alan Laird
Object number:
2017.111.9
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Military
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5cf7f4e4b-31cc-43bc-ac3a-27b772efdb53
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.111.9