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A Quiet Sector in Lorraine, Opposite Domevre

A Quiet Sector in Lorraine, Opposite Domevre

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Description
Charcoal sketch on white paper of a battlefield in Lorraine, France, opposite Domevre. Two American soldiers stand in a trench behind a fortified wall. Their backs are to the viewer and they are looking out across an open hilly area. The soldier at left is looking through binoculars and the soldier at right is holding his gun. A small village is visible in the background on the left, and a few houses are visible in the background on the right.
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
depicted
France: Lorraine
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 17 in x 23 in; 43.18 cm x 58.42 cm
ID Number
AF.26094
catalog number
26094
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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