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The Morning Washup, Neufmaison

The Morning Washup, Neufmaison

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Charcoal sketch with some color on some of the figures. Soldiers, men, women, and a horse all gathered at a water trough. The men wash up and the women are doing laundry. Behind the trough, on the side of a building is a sign that reads "EAU MAUVAISE" (loosely translated to mean "non-potable water"). In the left background is a soldier reading a newspaper and smoking a pipe; more soldiers are behind him.
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Object Name
date made
ca 1918
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associated person
War Department
Morgan, Wallace
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
overall: 14 in x 19 3/4 in; 35.56 cm x 50.165 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
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
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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