Vanquished by the Boche Plane

Description
Charcoal and crayon drawing on heavy textured cream wove paper. The work depicts two Allied aircraft burning and falling from the sky as two men descend in parachutes.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1918-09-27
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Harding, George Matthews
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
crayon (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 20 15/16 in x 24 3/8 in; 53.18125 cm x 61.9125 cm
ID Number
AF.25748
catalog number
25748
accession number
64592
Credit Line
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
subject
Planes
related event
World War I
See more items in
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, General
World War I Art
Combat Art
Military
Art
Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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