Road to La Charmel

Description
Charcoal, crayon, and ink wash drawing on cream wove card. In the foreground is a large destroyed machine gun. Deceased German soldiers lie beside the gun. On the horizon, American soldiers and horse-drawn artillery are on the march. An observation balloon dominates the sky.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
drawing
date made
1918
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Harding, George Matthews
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
crayon (overall production method/technique)
ink wash (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 15 1/2 in x 23 3/8 in; 39.37 cm x 59.3725 cm
Place Made
Europe: France
ID Number
AF*25746
catalog number
25746
accession number
64592
subject
Combat Art
Art
World War I Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Military
Art
event
World War I
See more items in
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
World War I Art
Combat 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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