Helping a Wounded Ally

Description
Charcoal sketch on white paper. Depicted is an American soldier carrying a wounded French soldier on his back. Both men are in uniform and are members of the infantry. Neither men are carrying guns. Signed by the artist at bottom right, "Capt. Harry Townsend, A.E.F, 1918"
Location
Currently on loan
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: 24 1/2 in x 18 1/2 in; 62.23 cm x 46.99 cm
ID Number
AF.26108
catalog number
26108
accession number
64592
Credit Line
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
related event
World War I
See more items in
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
Military
Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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