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[AC] Mead Art Museum at Amherst College; [HC] Hampshire College Art Gallery;
[HD] Historic Deerfield; [MH] Mount Holyoke College Art Museum; [MH SK] The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum at Mount Holyoke College; [SC] Smith College Museum of Art; [UM] University Museum of Contemporary Art at UMASS Amherst

 


Maker(s):Scherschel, Frank
Culture:American (1907-1981)
Title:Soldier Kissing a Girl, 1944
Date Made:1944
Type:Photograph
Materials:Gelatin silver print
Place Made:United States
Measurements:Mat: 20 in x 16 in x 1/8 in; 50.8 cm x 40.64 cm x .3175 cm; Sheet: 8 in x 6 in; 20.32 cm x 15.24 cm; Image: 7 1/4 in x 5 3/4 in; 18.415 cm x 14.605 cm
Narrative Inscription:  Verso; (stamp) Acme New Pictures, Inc. (etc.; see photocopy in document file); (typewritten label): Oui, Oui! Cartres, France -- Perched on the front of an American armoured truck, this Yank helps himself to a kiss of welcome from a shy French girl... (etc.; see file for photocopy of entire label)); verso upp. ctr. [graphite]: Scherschel; verso upp. r. [graphite]: R1654
Accession Number:  MH 2005.16.1
Credit Line:Gift of Paula and Mack Lee
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Description:
soldier kissing a girl seated on top of a military vehicle while being observed by figures in the background

Tags:
wars

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