Through a Shell Hole

Description
Charcoal and crayon sketch on heavy textured cream wove paper. Several American soldiers eat out of tin cans, as seen through a shell-hole in a wall. A broken window shutter is in the foreground.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1918-07-08
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: 23 1/4 in x 15 1/2 in; 59.055 cm x 39.37 cm
ID Number
AF.25750
catalog number
25750
accession number
64592
Credit Line
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
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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