88th Division

Description
Black crayon sketch heightened with white gouache. Large, damaged building sited on a stream. Leafless trees at left. Picturesque; no soldiers or military equipment appear is the scene. Sketch done on olive green wove paper that is mounted on tan card with graphite border. An inscription on the lower edge of the mount reads: "Advanced machine gun position, 88th Division,/Balschviller, Alsace, October 1, 1918."
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
ca 1918
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
maker
Duncan, Walter Jack
Physical Description
crayon (overall production method/technique)
gouache (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 13 1/2 in x 18 1/2 in; 34.29 cm x 46.99 cm
sketch: 12 1/4 in x 17 1/8 in; 31.115 cm x 43.4975 cm
depicted
France: Alsace
ID Number
AF*25704D
catalog number
25704D
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
Art
Military
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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