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The Pursuit

The Pursuit

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Description
Charcoal sketch on paper. A line of army trucks and soldiers moves along a road. There appear to be two dead horses lying on the side of the road. Fires burn on the horizon. From the catalog card: "Army trucks and soldiers moving forward in pursuit of the enemy who are burning towns in the distance. The picture is a scene in the Old No Mans Land in the St. Mihiel sector."
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
ca 1918
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
maker
Morgan, Wallace
depicted
France: Grand Est, Saint-Mihiel
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 18 1/4 in x 20 in; 46.355 cm x 50.8 cm
ID Number
AF.25789
catalog number
25789
accession number
64592
Credit Line
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
World War I
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
World War I Art
Combat Art
Military
Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Art
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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