The "Archies," 1918

The "Archies," 1918

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Description
Charcoal sketch on paper of soldiers looking up at the sky as a cluster of "archies" (anti-aircraft artillery) explode in the distance. Three soldiers are on a camp wagon at right which is led by a team of horses. Another soldier at left is on horseback in front of the wagon. The soldiers all have their faces turned away from the viewer as they look to the background left of the sketch, where the artillary are exploding in the sky.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
1918
associated date
1917 - 1918
associated person
War Department
Morgan, Wallace
artist
Morgan, Wallace
place made
France
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 17 1/2 in x 23 1/4 in; 44.45 cm x 59.055 cm
ID Number
AF.25785
catalog number
25785
accession number
64592
Credit Line
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
World War I
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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