[German sword and scabbard, World War I]

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Photographs of a German sword and scabbard from World War I, held by UNT Special Collections. The first image is of the word in its scabbard, which is a dark rusted metal. The handle has lined indents with a handle on it. Image 2, closeup of swords handle.

Physical Description

2 photographs : col. ; 5183 x 2239 px. 5184 x 2292 px.

Creation Information

Sylve, Joshua December 1, 2016.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: University Photography Collection and was provided by the UNT Libraries Special Collections to the UNT Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 2627 times, with 167 in the last month. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Photographs of a German sword and scabbard from World War I, held by UNT Special Collections. The first image is of the word in its scabbard, which is a dark rusted metal. The handle has lined indents with a handle on it. Image 2, closeup of swords handle.

Physical Description

2 photographs : col. ; 5183 x 2239 px. 5184 x 2292 px.

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This image was taken for use in the digital version of UNT Special Collections' Spring 2017 exhibit "The Lost Generation: World War I Poetry Selected from the Donald Thomas War Poetry Collection."

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  • Preferred Citation: University Photography Collection (U0458), University of North Texas Special Collections

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University Photography Collection

Drawn from the UNT Archives, these photographs depict images of University of North Texas football, UNT alumni and alumni events, and images of the changing and growing University of North Texas campus.

World War One Collection

Materials focusing on the WWI era from 1914 to 1918. In addition to materials that were actually created during the time period, the collection may include modern studies and commemorative works about the era.

Historical Collection

Collection of documents, photographs, and personal papers donated to the former museum, known as the Historical Collection, on the University of North Texas campus.

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  • December 1, 2016

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 17, 2020, 1:52 p.m.

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Sylve, Joshua. [German sword and scabbard, World War I], photograph, December 1, 2016; (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1703676/: accessed July 5, 2022), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.

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