Dressing Station in a Culvert in the Road


Charcoal drawing on white paper of a medical dressing station for wounded soldiers. The first aid station is built into a ditch or culvert on the side of a road. American soldiers can be seen being treated for their wounds. In the foreground are injured soldiers in shadow; behind them the light shines on more soldiers receiving treatment, both on the ground and standing. A couple of shelves hold supplies. There are broken tree branches hanging over the ditch. On the road, at the top background, there is an ambulance with the Red Cross emblem on its side.

Date Made: 1918Associated Date: 1917 - 1918

Associated Person: War DepartmentMorgan, WallaceArtist: Morgan, Wallace

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: France

Web Subject: MedicineRelated Event: World War I


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

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AF.25766Catalog Number: 25766Accession Number: 64592

Object Name: drawing

Physical Description: charcoal (overall production method/technique)paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 31 1/8 in x 24 3/4 in x 1 1/4 in; 79.0575 cm x 62.865 cm x 3.175 cmdrawing: 20 3/4 in x 14 7/8 in; 52.705 cm x 37.7825 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-812f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_448053

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