The Light Tank in Action


Charcoal sketch on white paper. Sketch is in wooden frame. Renault T17 tank with a camouflaged ball crossing and cleaning up a trench in foreground. Two soldiers armed with M1903 Springfields in left background. Another Renault T17 in right background

Date Made: 1918Associated Date: 1917 - 1918

Associated Person: War DepartmentTownsend, HarryArtist: Townsend, Harry

Location: Currently not on view

Associated Place: France

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.26129Catalog Number: 26129Accession Number: 64592

Object Name: Sketch

Physical Description: charcoal (overall production method/technique)paper (overall material)Measurements: sketch: 16 11/16 in x 22 1/2 in; 42.418 cm x 57.15 cmoverall: 18 5/8 in x 24 1/2 in; 47.244 cm x 62.23 cm


Record Id: nmah_448136

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