Gelatin silver print
Gift of William Kistler, 1977.736
The most effective method for detecting changes in the Zone of Advance (ZOA) was to study the history of aerial coverage in a given area. For this reason, photographs were systematically filed by their coordinates for ready access.
Inscribed recto, on album page, lower left, in black/brown ink: “Progressive distruction [sic] by artillery fire / of a farm occupied and fortified by the enemy”; 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: “60”; unmarked verso