Officers Mess, Ammunition Train

Officers Mess, Ammunition Train

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Description
Ink wash on white paper. A group of American and French officers that are part of an ammunition train eat in a hilly field. The officers are sitting on crates, possibly filled with supplies. They're positioned directly in front of a big white tent. There is a large tree on the righthand side, and another tent visible in background on a hilltop.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Sketch
date made
1918-06-08
associated date
1917 - 1918
associated person
War Department
Townsend, Harry
artist
Townsend, Harry
Physical Description
ink wash (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 10 1/4 in x 13 1/2 in; 26.035 cm x 34.29 cm
ID Number
AF.26117
catalog number
26117
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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