Traffic to Mont St. Père


Graphite, charcoal, crayon, and white gouache drawing on heavy textured cream wove paper. A group of German prisoners of war, French troops, and American troops carrying their rifles with bayonets fixed en route to Mont St. Père. A wagon, men on horses, and a truck occupy the middle ground of the drawing. Buildings are visible in the distant background.

Date Made: 1918-07-23Associated Date: 1917-1918

Associated Person: War DepartmentArtist: Harding, George Matthews

Location: Currently not on view

Related Event: World War I

Subject: POWs

See more items in: Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military, Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I, Military, 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.25752Catalog Number: 25752Accession Number: 64592

Object Name: drawing

Physical Description: charcoal (overall production method/technique)crayon (overall production method/technique)graphite (overall production method/technique)gouache (overall production method/technique)paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 20 1/4 in x 28 in; 51.435 cm x 71.12 cm


Record Id: nmah_448024

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