The Air Raid

Description
Charcoal, pastel, and watercolor drawing on paper of a German air raid over a city. Depicted is a gray German biplane with two black and white greek crosses on the wings and a rudder painted red, white, and black. The plane is flying over a city filled with buildings that are white with red roofs. Directly below the plane is what appears to be a village square with a round fountain filled with blue water. Signed at bottom left by the artist, "Harvey Dunn, AEF"
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1918
associated date
1917 - 1918
associated person
Dunn, Harvey Thomas
maker
Dunn, Harvey Thomas
place made
France
France
Physical Description
pastel (overall production method/technique)
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
watercolor (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
drawing with frame: 32 1/16 in x 24 1/8 in x 1/2 in; 81.43875 cm x 61.2775 cm x 1.27 cm
drawing without frame: 23 1/4 in x 16 3/16 in; 59.055 cm x 41.11625 cm
ID Number
AF.25715
catalog number
25715
accession number
64592
Credit Line
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
related event
World War I
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Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
Military
Art
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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