Machine Gunners at Pomme - St. Mihiel Salient

Machine Gunners at Pomme - St. Mihiel Salient

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A charcoal and watercolor drawing on paper of a German soldier surrendering at Pomme in the St. Mihiel Salient in France. The German soldier is standing at right with his arms raised in surrender. He is wearing an olive drab coat and gray pants and has a bag and cannister srapped across his chest. Another German soldier, apparently dead, is lying on the ground at his feet. Next to the dead soldier is a machine gun ammunition belt. A third dead soldier is visible behind the surrendering soldier. The soldiers are situated in a pile of rubble from a collapsed wall behind them. A village, presumably Pomme, can be seen in the distance at left. Beneath the drawing at left is written in pencil by the artist "We found some machine gunners / at Pomme - St. Mihiel Salient"
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Drawing
date made
1918
associated date
1917 - 1918
associated person
Dunn, Harvey Thomas
artist
Dunn, Harvey Thomas
place made
France
depicted
France: Grand Est, D├ępartement de la Meuse
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
watercolor (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 25 1/8 in x 32 1/8 in x 1/2 in; 63.8175 cm x 81.5975 cm x 1.27 cm
ID Number
AF.67522M
catalog number
67522M
accession number
229290
Credit Line
Mrs. Harvey Dunn
World War I
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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