Walking Cases


Charcoal, pastel, and watercolor drawing on paper of two wounded American soldiers resting on their way back from the firing line. The soldiers are sitting in the grass with their backs against the wall of a ruined building. The soldier on the left is in uniform with his shirt partially removed and is wrapping a bandage around his wounded and bleeding arm. The soldier on the right is in uniform with a helmet and gas mask and is looking straight off into the distance. His left shin is bandaged and bleeding. A large sack with a helmet resting on top is propped against the wall at right. There is a large hole in the wall, probably from an exploding shell. Signed by the artist at bottom left, "Harvey Dunn, AEF, 1918"

Date Made: 1918Associated Date: 1917 - 1918

Associated Person: Dunn, Harvey ThomasArtist: Dunn, Harvey Thomas

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: France

Related Event: World War I


See more items in: Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military, Military, Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I, Art


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Credit Line: War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AF.25726CCatalog Number: 25726CAccession Number: 64592

Object Name: Drawing

Physical Description: charcoal (overall production method/technique)pastel (overall production method/technique)paper (overall material)watercolor (overall production method/technique)Measurements: drawing with frame: 24 in x 30 1/16 in x 1/2 in; 60.96 cm x 76.35875 cm x 1.27 cmdrawing without frame: 19 in x 26 in; 48.26 cm x 66.04 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-80cf-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_447404

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