Barber Shop and First Aid Station of the Red Cross at Essey


Graphite with brush and black ink wash. The sketch depicts a shell-torn building with an automobile parked inside. A line of clothes is visible through the large hole in the building. A group of men gather around a chair, where one man is being attended to by a barber. Army truck at right of building. The sketch is done on beige wove paper mounted on beige card ruled with decorative graphite lines.

Date Made: 1918-09-17Associated Date: 1917-1918

Associated Person: War DepartmentArtist: Duncan, Walter Jack

Location: Currently not on view

Depicted: France: Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, Essey

Depicted: Red CrossRelated 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.25691Catalog Number: 25691Accession Number: 64592

Object Name: sketch

Physical Description: ink wash (overall production method/technique)graphite (overall production method/technique)paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 13 in x 17 3/8 in; 33.02 cm x 44.1325 cmoverall: 9 1/4 in x 13 3/8 in; 23.495 cm x 33.9725 cm


Record Id: nmah_448083

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