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    [Pyramid of German helmets near Grand Central Terminal : black-and-white photoprint, ca. 1918.]
     
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    Creator: 
    New York Central Railroad (creator).
    Title: 
    [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: 
    Image
    Summary: 
    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.
    Organization: 
    Box 5, Folder 20.
    Cite as: 
    Grand Central Terminal Collection, No. 1071, Box 5, Folder 20, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
    Condition: 
    Numerous creases and crimp marks.
    Restrictions: 
    Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.
    Probably public domain due to expired copyright.
    Subject-Topical: 
    Soldiers -- Germany
    Pyramids
    Helmets
    World War, 1914-1918 -- United States
    Subject-Name: 
    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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    Archives Center at American HistoryAC1071-0000049Add Copy to MyList

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