Our Cavalry, a Halt on Their Way to the Front. French Cavalry Coming Out.

Our Cavalry, a Halt on Their Way to the Front. French Cavalry Coming Out.

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Charcoal sketch on white paper. American cavalry are stopped by the side of the road so their horses can rest, while French cavalry ride past. American soldier standing by his horse in the foreground. French cavalry riding to the front in the background. The Americans and French are framed by trees on the left and large sticks carried by the French on the right.
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Object Name
date made
associated date
1917 - 1918
associated person
War Department
Townsend, Harry
Townsend, Harry
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
overall: 24 in x 30 in; 60.96 cm x 76.2 cm
sketch: 18 in x 23 in; 45.72 cm x 58.42 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
World War I
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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