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    [Pyramid of German helmets near Grand Central Terminal : black-and-white photoprint, ca. 1918.]
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    New York Central Railroad (creator).
    [Pyramid of German helmets near Grand Central Terminal : black-and-white photoprint, ca. 1918.]
    Contained in: 
    Grand Central Terminal Collection, 1831-1978 (bulk 1903-1933).
    Phy. Description: 
    1 item, 8" x 10" (20.3 x 25.4 cm.)
    Medium : 
    Silver gelatin on paper, unmounted.
    Digital Reference: 
    Typed label on verso in all capital letters: "View of the employees of the New York Central / Railroad, assembled in Victory Way, showing the pyramid of captured / German helmets, with Grand Central Terminal in / the background." Two cannons are shown at the left and right. Print rubber-stamped: "From / Department of Public Relations / New York Central System / 466 Lexington Avenue / New York 17, N.Y." Number inscribed in negative, shown at bottom of the print: "h-9163-B." This print is one of four related photoprints in the folder, all apparently sepia-toned. Photographer unidentified.
    Box 5, Folder 20.
    Cite as: 
    Grand Central Terminal Collection, No. 1071, Box 5, Folder 20, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
    Numerous creases and crimp marks.
    Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.
    Probably public domain due to expired copyright.
    Soldiers -- Germany
    World War, 1914-1918 -- United States
    Grand Central Station (New York, N.Y.)
    Form / Genre: 
    Toning (photography)
    Repository Loc: 
    Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History : Archives Center. P.O. Box 37012, MRC 601, Constitution Ave., between 12th and 14th Sts., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20013-7012. Call 202-633-3270 for appointment. Fax: 202-786-2453.
    Local Number: 
    AC1071-0000049.tif (AC Scan No.)
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