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.
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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