Light Tank in Action

Light Tank in Action

Description
Charcoal sketch on white paper. A tank, (possibly a Renault FT-17?), descending a hill. The tank has camouflage netting on the back. There are indistinguishable shadows in the background, which are most likely trees or buildings.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1918
associated date
1917 - 1918
associated person
Townsend, Harry
War Department
Townsend, Harry
artist
Townsend, Harry
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 17 1/2 in x 23 1/4 in; 44.45 cm x 59.055 cm
ID Number
AF.26127
catalog number
26127
accession number
64592
Credit Line
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
related event
World War I
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Art
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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