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16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
American reenactor portraying camp follower

Women played an important part in American Revolutionary war history even though not much is known about it in history books. This woman is portraying a camp follower. Her clothes have been researched for accuracy and everything is handmade. Camp followers had duties such as laundry, nursing, and cooking.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Monmouth, New Jersey, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Andrea Ramirez Maciolek