Among the Wreckage

Description
A charcoal, pastel, and watercolor drawing of American soldiers marching through rubble and bombed out buildings. The American soldiers are carrying rifles, possibly M1903 Springfields. There are white buildings with red roofs and green shutters in the background and piles of wood and stone rubble in the foreground. The body of a German soldier is partially buried under the rubble in the foreground, with only his legs and discarded helmet visible.
Location
Currently on loan
date made
1918
associated date
1917 - 1918
associated person
Dunn, Harvey Thomas
maker
Dunn, Harvey Thomas
place made
France
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
pastel (overall production method/technique)
watercolor (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
drawing with frame: 24 1/8 in x 32 1/8 in x 1/2 in; 61.2775 cm x 81.5975 cm x 1.27 cm
drawing without frame: 19 in x 26 1/2 in; 48.26 cm x 67.31 cm
ID Number
AF.25705
catalog number
25705
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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