A Battery of French 75's


Charcoal with brush and ink wash. Horizontal landscape format. Several buildings and trees in background; four pieces of field artillery going into action. Soldiers standing at each canon. Pile of shot on the ground in the left of the sketch. Sketch done on white wove paper mounted on beige card with decorative ruled lines in graphite on the mount.

Date Made: 1918-06-07Associated Date: 1917-1918

Associated Person: War DepartmentMaker: Duncan, Walter Jack

Location: Currently not on view

Referenced: France: Hauts-de-France, Ch√Ęteau-Thierry

Related 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.25685Catalog Number: 25685Accession Number: 64592

Object Name: sketch

Physical Description: ink wash (overall production method/technique)charcoal (overall production method/technique)paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 14 in x 20 in; 35.56 cm x 50.8 cmsketch: 9 in x 15 1/4 in; 22.86 cm x 38.735 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-859b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_448066

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