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Dressing Station in a Culvert in the Road

Dressing Station in a Culvert in the Road

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Charcoal drawing on white paper of a medical dressing station for wounded soldiers. The first aid station is built into a ditch or culvert on the side of a road. American soldiers can be seen being treated for their wounds. In the foreground are injured soldiers in shadow; behind them the light shines on more soldiers receiving treatment, both on the ground and standing. A couple of shelves hold supplies. There are broken tree branches hanging over the ditch. On the road, at the top background, there is an ambulance with the Red Cross emblem on its side.
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Object Name
date made
associated date
1917 - 1918
associated person
War Department
Morgan, Wallace
Morgan, Wallace
place made
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
overall: 31 1/8 in x 24 3/4 in x 1 1/4 in; 79.0575 cm x 62.865 cm x 3.175 cm
drawing: 20 3/4 in x 14 7/8 in; 52.705 cm x 37.7825 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
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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