Traffic to Mont St. Père

Traffic to Mont St. Père

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Description
Graphite, charcoal, crayon, and white gouache drawing on heavy textured cream wove paper. A group of German prisoners of war, French troops, and American troops carrying their rifles with bayonets fixed en route to Mont St. Père. A wagon, men on horses, and a truck occupy the middle ground of the drawing. Buildings are visible in the distant background.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
drawing
date made
1918-07-23
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Harding, George Matthews
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
crayon (overall production method/technique)
graphite (overall production method/technique)
gouache (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 20 1/4 in x 28 in; 51.435 cm x 71.12 cm
ID Number
AF.25752
catalog number
25752
accession number
64592
Credit Line
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
subject
POWs
World War I
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Military
World War I Art
Art
Combat Art
Art
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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