Rounding up Boche Prisoners

Description
Charcoal, crayon, gouache, and blue wash drawing on heavy textured cream wove paper. The work depicts American soldiers marching German ("Boche") prisoners of war (unarmed, in green uniforms) through a street in a recaptured village on the Marne. A woman is sitting inside one of the badly damaged buildings lining the street. Deceased German soldiers are lying on the ground in the foreground.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
drawing
date made
1918-07
1918-07-01
1918-07-01
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Harding, George Matthews
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
crayon (overall production method/technique)
watercolor (overall production method/technique)
gouache (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 17 1/2 in x 22 7/8 in; 44.45 cm x 58.1025 cm
ID Number
AF*25747
catalog number
25747
accession number
64592
related event
World War I
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Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
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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