Kaiser Wilhelm and His Guards in Potsdam

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Copy photograph of a black and white photograph depicting Kaiser Wilhelm II walking by a line of his guards in Potsdam, Germany. Visible on the left, he and his officers are dressed in full military uniforms which include jackets, pants, boots, and sashes. Kaiser Wilhelm II is the most decorated man in the group; various medals are strewn across his chest. A long line of guards stand at attention on his right, one of whom is H.J. Berndt, denoted by an arrow that has been penned in on the photograph's surface. They are all standing near a large building whose ... continued below

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1 photograph : b&w ; 4 x 6 in.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1892.

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Description

Copy photograph of a black and white photograph depicting Kaiser Wilhelm II walking by a line of his guards in Potsdam, Germany. Visible on the left, he and his officers are dressed in full military uniforms which include jackets, pants, boots, and sashes. Kaiser Wilhelm II is the most decorated man in the group; various medals are strewn across his chest. A long line of guards stand at attention on his right, one of whom is H.J. Berndt, denoted by an arrow that has been penned in on the photograph's surface. They are all standing near a large building whose exterior is in the classical style. On the left hand corner of the photograph, a handwritten note reads, "...on a visit by Kaiser Wilhelm II, in Potsdam, by Berlin, in 1892, by H.J. Berndt."

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1 photograph : b&w ; 4 x 6 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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  • 1892

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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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Kaiser Wilhelm and His Guards in Potsdam, photograph, 1892; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223134/: accessed April 26, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Danish Heritage Preservation Society.