Blacksmith and Wagon Repair Shed on the Road to Boucq

Description
Graphite and black ink wash sketch. Outdoor scene of a large temporary structure where soldiers, horses, and wagons are gathered. One of the soldiers is shoeing a horse. Beige wove paper mounted on tan card ruled with decorative graphite lines.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
1918-05-20
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
maker
Duncan, Walter Jack
Physical Description
ink (overall production method/technique)
graphite (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 10 in x 20 in; 25.4 cm x 50.8 cm
sketch: 6 1/4 in x 15 7/8 in; 15.875 cm x 40.3225 cm
Place Made
Europe: France
depicted
France
ID Number
AF*25692
catalog number
25692
accession number
64592
subject
Military
Horses
Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Art
World War I Art
Combat Art
event
World War I
See more items in
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
World War I Art
Combat 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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