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Dugouts in an Old Quarry

Dugouts in an Old Quarry

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Description
Black and white sketch of dugouts for soldiers in an old quarry. The makeshift dwellings are built into the side of a the quarry. A soldier carrying sandbags walks in front of the dugouts and several other soldiers can be seen sitting near the openings of the dugouts in the distance. Soldiers can be seen moving around in lower left of sketch beneath a line of clothes hanging out to dry. A stack of supplies is seen next to the clothesline.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Sketch
date made
ca 1918
associated date
1917 - 1918
associated person
War Department
Morgan, Wallace
artist
Morgan, Wallace
place made
France
Physical Description
pencil (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 16 1/2 in x 19 1/2 in; 41.91 cm x 49.53 cm
artwork: 11 in x 13 7/8 in; 27.94 cm x 35.2425 cm
ID Number
AF.25764
catalog number
25764
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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