Hill 204, July 23, 1918


Charcoal sketch on paper. Sketch depicts a group of trees on "Hill 204" that have been damaged from shelling durring the Battle of Château-Thierry in World War I. Part of a bunker is visible on the lower right corner of the sketch, where a round of ammunition and a part of a gun are located. There are larger hills in the background.

Date Made: 1918Associated Date: 1917 - 1918

Associated Person: War DepartmentTownsend, HarryArtist: Townsend, Harry

Location: Currently not on view

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.26107Catalog Number: 26107Accession Number: 64592

Object Name: Sketch

Physical Description: charcoal (overall production method/technique)paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 18 in x 24 in; 45.72 cm x 60.96 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-81ef-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_448125

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