German Prisoners Under Guard

Description
Graphite, brush and ink wash, and black crayon sketch. Village scene of a road and a large building. Three men walk down the road followed by a third carrying a rifle. Tall smokestack, emitting smoke, in background. Two women in the far left of the drawing. The sketch is done on off-white wove paper that is mounted on off-white card. There is a label that is affixed to the bottom edge of the sketch and also the card mount. It is glued over another typed label.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1918-05-15
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
maker
Duncan, Walter Jack
depicted
France: Lorraine, Neufchâteau
Physical Description
ink (overall production method/technique)
graphite (overall production method/technique)
crayon (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 12 1/4 in x 13 in; 31.115 cm x 33.02 cm
sketch: 10 1/4 in x 11 1/4 in; 26.035 cm x 28.575 cm
ID Number
AF.25695
catalog number
25695
accession number
64592
Credit Line
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
subject
POWs
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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