Vanquished by the Boche Plane


Charcoal and crayon drawing on heavy textured cream wove paper. The work depicts two Allied aircraft burning and falling from the sky as two men descend in parachutes.

Date Made: 1918-09-27Associated Date: 1917-1918

Associated Person: War DepartmentArtist: Harding, George Matthews

Location: Currently not on view

Related Event: World War I

Subject: Planes

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

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AF.25748Catalog Number: 25748Accession Number: 64592

Object Name: drawing

Physical Description: charcoal (overall production method/technique)crayon (overall production method/technique)paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 20 15/16 in x 24 3/8 in; 53.18125 cm x 61.9125 cm


Record Id: nmah_448012

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