Last Remains of Montfaucon

Description
Ink wash, black crayon, and graphite sketch of a road leading through what remains of a village. An ambulance stands before a shell-torn building; several wagons and soldiers are standing in the road. Part of a wall stands on the right. Airplanes in sky. Sketch is on beige wove paper mounted on tan card that has decorative ruled lines. Below the sketch is a printed label, attached to the tan mount, that reads: "THE LAST REMAINS OF MONTFAUCON/FIRST-AID DRESSING STATION/BY W. J. DUNCAN/TRANSFERRED FROM THE WAR DEPARTMENT/2860."
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1918-10-20
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
maker
Duncan, Walter Jack
depicted
France: Lorraine, Montfaucon
Physical Description
ink wash (overall production method/technique)
crayon (overall production method/technique)
graphite (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 13 1/8 in x 17 3/8 in; 33.3375 cm x 44.1325 cm
sketch: 9 1/4 in x 13 1/2 in; 23.495 cm x 34.29 cm
ID Number
AF*25702
catalog number
25702
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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