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American Troops Marching Through the Place De La Concorde, Paris, France

American Troops Marching Through the Place De La Concorde, Paris, France

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Charcoal sketch on white board of American troops marching through the Place De La Concorde in Paris, France on July 14, 1918. Sketch is an overhead view of a large square in Paris filled with people and soldiers, some of whom are on horseback. On the right is a column of troops marching with rifles. The American flag can be seen flying on the building that frames the right of the sketch. One of troops in the column also holds an American flag. The left of the sketch is also framed by a building or column, which has a circular crest that reads "RF," for Republic of France, and is surrounded by flags. A line of trees borders the square in the background. Behind the trees are buildings.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
1918
associated date
1917 - 1918
referenced; depicted
1918-07-14
associated person
War Department
Morgan, Wallace
artist
Morgan, Wallace
place made
France
depicted
France: Île-de-France, Paris
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
board (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 15 15/16 in x 20 in; 40.48125 cm x 50.8 cm
ID Number
AF.25760
catalog number
25760
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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