Newly Arrived Troops Debarking at Brest

Description
Charcoal and black ink wash sketch. A large ship is docked and troops walk down the gangplank onto land. Soldiers stand in the foreground and on the ship, waiting to disembark. The sketch is done on beige wove paper which is mounted on beige card that has been ruled with decorative graphite lines.
Location
Currently on loan
Object Name
sketch
date made
1918-07-22
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Duncan, Walter Jack
Physical Description
ink wash (overall production method/technique)
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 15 in x 19 1/2 in; 38.1 cm x 49.53 cm
sketch: 10 1/4 in x 14 3/8 in; 26.035 cm x 36.5125 cm
depicted
France: Bretagne, Brest
ID Number
AF*25697
catalog number
25697
accession number
64592
subject
Ships
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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