Women with Rifles
Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Emma Protz, an unidentified woman, and Clara Tester posing with "scheutzen-rifles." The Alma Schuetzenverein was a target shooting society organized on the same basis as those found in Switzerland at the time.
Image ID: 9831
Creation Date: 1889 ca.
Creator Name: Gesell, Gerhard
Collection Name: Gesell, Gerhard: Photographs, ca. 1875 - 1950
Original Format Type: photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number: PH 6131, 3/14
Original Dimensions: 4 x 5 inches
In June of 1888, Fannie Laue, Julia & Emma Protz, Clara Tester, Dora Valaer, Louisa Biron, Julia Laue, Louisa Menrich and Mill Dillman shot at targets especially set up for them.
Clothing and dress
Studios and dark rooms
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