H. J. Berndt as a Guard for Kaiser Wilhelm

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Color photograph of a black and white portrait of a man in a military uniform posed next to an elaborate piece of furniture. He is identified as H.J. Berndt, who served as a guard for Kaiser Wilhelm in Germany when Germany occupied the Southern part of Denmark. His uniform consists of a single-breasted jacket with a row of buttons down the center. At his waist, he is wearing a belt. He is also wearing light colored pants and boots. His right ankle is crossed over his left ankle and one of his hands rests on the table beside him.

Physical Description

1 photograph : col. ; 6 x 4 in.

Creation Information

Lange, Paul 1890.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Texas Cultures Online and was provided by Danish Heritage Preservation Society to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 61 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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  • Lange, Paul Signature visible at bottom of portrait. Photographer based out of Potsdam, Germany.

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Danish Heritage Preservation Society

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Description

Color photograph of a black and white portrait of a man in a military uniform posed next to an elaborate piece of furniture. He is identified as H.J. Berndt, who served as a guard for Kaiser Wilhelm in Germany when Germany occupied the Southern part of Denmark. His uniform consists of a single-breasted jacket with a row of buttons down the center. At his waist, he is wearing a belt. He is also wearing light colored pants and boots. His right ankle is crossed over his left ankle and one of his hands rests on the table beside him.

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1 photograph : col. ; 6 x 4 in.

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Texas Cultures Online

Texas Cultures Online features local history materials from eighteen institutions depicting the diverse cultures of Texas during the 19th and 20th centuries. Funding provided by the Amon Carter Foundation.

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  • 1890

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  • June 6, 2012, 10:40 a.m.

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  • June 13, 2012, 12:50 p.m.

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Lange, Paul. H. J. Berndt as a Guard for Kaiser Wilhelm, photograph, 1890; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223132/: accessed December 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Danish Heritage Preservation Society.