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
Object Name
drawing
date made
1918-09-12
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: 19 5/8 in x 27 1/2 in; 49.8475 cm x 69.85 cm
depicted
France: Bourgogne, Essey
ID Number
AF*25731
catalog number
25731
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
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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