American Artillery and Machine Guns


Color crayon and charcoal sketch on paper. A line of American soldiers and horses pulling artillery pass through a shell-torn town. The background is comprised of badly damaged buildings. In the foreground are parts of broken equipment and vehicles.

Date Made: 1918-071918-07-24Associated Date: 1917-1918

Previous Owner: War DepartmentArtist: Harding, George Matthews

Location: Currently not on view

Referenced: France: Grand Est, Marne

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, World War I Art, Art, Combat Art, 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.25728Catalog Number: 25728Accession Number: 64592

Object Name: sketch

Physical Description: charcoal (overall production method/technique)crayon (overall production method/technique)paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 17 15/16 in x 23 7/8 in; 45.56125 cm x 60.6425 cm


Record Id: nmah_448018

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