German Prisoners Under Guard


Graphite, brush and ink wash, and black crayon sketch. Village scene of a road and a large building. Three men walk down the road followed by a third carrying a rifle. Tall smokestack, emitting smoke, in background. Two women in the far left of the drawing. The sketch is done on off-white wove paper that is mounted on off-white card. There is a label that is affixed to the bottom edge of the sketch and also the card mount. It is glued over another typed label.

Date Made: 1918-05-15Associated Date: 1917-1918

Associated Person: War DepartmentMaker: Duncan, Walter Jack

Location: Currently not on view

Depicted: France: Grand Est, Neufch√Ęteau

Depicted: POWsRelated 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.25695Catalog Number: 25695Accession Number: 64592

Object Name: sketch

Physical Description: ink (overall production method/technique)graphite (overall production method/technique)crayon (overall production method/technique)paper (overall production method/technique)Measurements: overall: 12 1/4 in x 13 in; 31.115 cm x 33.02 cmsketch: 10 1/4 in x 11 1/4 in; 26.035 cm x 28.575 cm


Record Id: nmah_448079

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