Barber Shop and First Aid Station of the Red Cross at Essey

Description
Graphite with brush and black ink wash. The sketch depicts a shell-torn building with an automobile parked inside. A line of clothes is visible through the large hole in the building. A group of men gather around a chair, where one man is being attended to by a barber. Army truck at right of building. The sketch is done on beige wove paper mounted on beige card ruled with decorative graphite lines.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
1918-09-17
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
maker
Duncan, Walter Jack
Physical Description
ink wash (overall production method/technique)
graphite (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 13 in x 17 3/8 in; 33.02 cm x 44.1325 cm
overall: 9 1/4 in x 13 3/8 in; 23.495 cm x 33.9725 cm
Place Made
Europe: France
depicted
France: Bourgogne, Essey
ID Number
AF*25691
catalog number
25691
accession number
64592
subject
Military
Red Cross
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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