Gelatin silver print
Gift of William Kistler, 1977.700
This French trench map from August 1918 shows the same area during active combat. Maps such as this were often updated based on information gathered from aerial photographs.
Printed recto, lower right [perpendicular to page], below image, in black ink: “REGION of APREMONT / PHOTOGRAPHED FEBURARY 11th 1919 / ALT. 2600M – 50CM LENS – Nos.164 to 206 / 278th SQUADRON – PHOTO SECTION No.3 / SECOND ARMY – U.S. AIR SERVICE – A.E.F”; inscribed recto, on album page, lower left, in black/brown ink: “a photographic map of roads + trench system in / the forest of apremont”; printed recto, on album page, lower right, in black ink: “Photographic Section. / Air Service. American Expeditionary Forces.”; inscribed recto, on album page, lower right, in blue ink: “24”; unmarked verso