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Women with Rifles



Women with Rifles
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Title: Women with Rifles
Description: 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, ca. 1846
City, State: Alma, Wisconsin
Collection
Name:
Gesell, Gerhard: Photographs, ca. 1875 - 1950
Genre: Photograph
Additional
Information:
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.
Subjects: Murals
Painting
Hats
Fashion
Firearms
Shooting
Clothing and dress
Indoor photography
Portraits, Group
Women
Dresses
Studios and dark rooms
Photography
 

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