The Alert, Badonviller

The Alert, Badonviller

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Description
Charcoal sketch on paper of two soldiers standing lookout in a trench in Badonviller, France. Both soldiers are holding rifles and are scanning the area, having apparently been alerted to incoming enemy action. A forest of shell-torn trees surrounds the trench.
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
depicted
France: Grand Est, Badonviller
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 13 1/8 in x 18 15/16 in; 33.3375 cm x 48.10125 cm
sketch: 12 in x 18 in; 30.48 cm x 45.72 cm
ID Number
AF.25784
catalog number
25784
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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