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Machine Gun Outfit Near Esnes

Machine Gun Outfit Near Esnes

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Description
Charcoal sketch. Shell bursts light up the horizon in the background. Soldiers in foreground, crouched and on the move. A horse is hitched to machine gun equipment. Three denuded trees between the soldiers and the horizon.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
1918
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
maker
Morgan, Wallace
department referenced
France: Hauts-de-France, Département du Nord
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 18 1/2 in x 23 1/4 in; 46.99 cm x 59.055 cm
ID Number
AF.25774
catalog number
25774
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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