American Artillery and Machine Guns

Description
Color crayon and charcoal sketch on paper. A line of American soldiers and horses pulling artillery pass through a shell-torn town. The background is comprised of badly damaged buildings. In the foreground are parts of broken equipment and vehicles.
Location
Currently on loan
Object Name
sketch
date made
1918-07
1918-07-24
associated date
1917-1918
previous owner
War Department
artist
Harding, George Matthews
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
crayon (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 17 15/16 in x 23 7/8 in; 45.56125 cm x 60.6425 cm
referenced
France: Champagne-Ardenne, Marne
ID Number
AF*25728
catalog number
25728
accession number
64592
related event
World War I
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Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
World War I Art
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Military
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Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Art
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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