A Battery of French 75's

Description
Charcoal with brush and ink wash. Horizontal landscape format. Several buildings and trees in background; four pieces of field artillery going into action. Soldiers standing at each canon. Pile of shot on the ground in the left of the sketch. Sketch done on white wove paper mounted on beige card with decorative ruled lines in graphite on the mount.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
1918-06-07
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
maker
Duncan, Walter Jack
Physical Description
ink wash (overall production method/technique)
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 14 in x 20 in; 35.56 cm x 50.8 cm
sketch: 9 in x 15 1/4 in; 22.86 cm x 38.735 cm
referenced
France: Picardie, Château-Thierry
ID Number
AF*25685
catalog number
25685
accession number
64592
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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