American Troops Watering Horses

Description
Black ink and charcoal drawing of mounted troops in a large basin/pond of water. Immediately behind them is a group of badly damaged buildings. Church spire in the center background. Birds in sky. The sketch is done on beige wove paper mounted on brown (formerly beige) card, with decorative lines around the border ruled in graphite.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1918
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
maker
Duncan, Walter Jack
depicted
France: Lorraine, Dieulouard
Physical Description
ink wash (overall production method/technique)
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 23 3/4 in x 17 3/4 in; 60.325 cm x 45.085 cm
sketch: 15 1/4 in x 11 1/4 in; 38.735 cm x 28.575 cm
ID Number
AF.25704E
catalog number
25704E
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
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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