Infantry and Tanks Advancing on Field

Description
Charcoal sketch. In the foreground is a mounted soldier and a soldier on foot next to him; both of them are wearing French helmets. Beyond these two figures is a line of advancing infantrymen. On the left are two Renault FT-17 tanks. In the background, on the right, are trees and shell-torn buildings. Plumes of smoke streak the horizon.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
1918-07
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
maker
Morgan, Wallace
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 17 7/8 in x 27 3/4 in; 45.4025 cm x 70.485 cm
ID Number
AF*25773
catalog number
25773
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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