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American Artillery Relieved at Deumx After Days of Hard Fighting

American Artillery Relieved at Deumx After Days of Hard Fighting

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Description
Charcoal sketch on illustration board. The work depicts the exhausted members of an artillery unit moving away from the line at Deumx, France. A line of soldiers, horses, wagons, and artillery pieces are moving through a forest. Many of the soldiers, whether riding on horses, vehicles, or walking, are slouched and stooped.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
1918-07
associated date
1917-1918
depicted
1918-07-19
associated person
War Department
artist
Morgan, Wallace
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
illustration board (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 16 in x 19 7/8 in; 40.64 cm x 50.4825 cm
ID Number
AF.25758
catalog number
25758
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
Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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