American Photograph, United States Army Signal/Balloon Corps
American Photograph, United States Army Signal/Balloon Corps American Photograph, United States Army Signal/Balloon Corps

American Photograph, United States Army Signal/Balloon Corps

Ref: A1462

An informal group portrait of the Army Balloon Corps, with a dog and young boy assembled outside on the grass. In a gilt frame. Note: this was likely taken at a Colorado ballooning event. The army formed the U.S. Army Balloon Corps around 1862 for military airborne observation in times of war.

c. 1900
W 17 H 16 in.
Sight: W 10 H 8 in.
See also: A1461.
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