American Infantry Advancing with Tanks near Essey

Description
Crayon and charcoal drawing on white paper. A tank looms on the horizon in this battlefield scene. Barbed-wire entanglements on right and left. A soldier lies on the ground in the center of the drawing, while two American soldiers advance, with rifles ready, in the foreground.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1918-09-12
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Harding, George Matthews
depicted
France: Bourgogne, Essey
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
crayon (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 19 5/8 in x 27 1/2 in; 49.8475 cm x 69.85 cm
ID Number
AF.25731
catalog number
25731
accession number
64592
Credit Line
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
related event
World War I
See more items in
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
World War I Art
Combat Art
Military
Art
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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