San Mihiel Drive

San Mihiel Drive

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Description
Lithographic crayon sketch. A large tree dominates this scene. Troops are advancing down a road from the left foreground to the right background. A shell-torn building is in the left background; wagon, men, and horses are in its yard. Ruined clock tower on far left. A soldier mounted on a horse is in roughly the center of the scene. Beige textured wove paper. On the bottom edge of the mount is an inscription that reads: "Troops leisurely advancing in St. Mihiel drive by/the ruins of Sichprey [sic], Sept. 13/18."
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
lithograph
date made
1918-09-13
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
maker
Duncan, Walter Jack
referenced
France: Grand Est, Saint-Mihiel
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 14 1/4 in x 21 in; 36.195 cm x 53.34 cm
ID Number
AF.25704C
catalog number
25704C
accession number
64592
Credit Line
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
World War I
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Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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