Six Ton Camouflaged Tank

Six Ton Camouflaged Tank

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Description
Crayon, ink, and watercolor sketch on white paper of a camouflaged six ton light tank. The tank is in a large field and is partially covered in camouflage netting at back. Much of the tank is visible. There is a large green bush to the left of the tank and the impression of trees in the background. The drawing is mounted on a large white paper board with an inscription at bottom by the artist: "SIX TON CAMOUFLAGED TANK / H. TOWNSEND / 3255"
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Sketch
date made
1918
associated date
1917 - 1918
associated person
War Department
Townsend, Harry
artist
Townsend, Harry
place made
France
referenced
France
Physical Description
crayon (sketch production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
ink (overall production method/technique)
watercolor (sketch production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 23 1/2 in x 17 1/2 in; 59.69 cm x 44.45 cm
sketch: 16 3/4 in x 12 1/4 in; 42.545 cm x 31.115 cm
ID Number
AF.26096
catalog number
26096
accession number
64593
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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