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.
DATE
c. 1900
DIMENSIONS
Width 17 Height 16 in.
Sight: Width 10 Height 8 in.
See also: A1461.
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