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Contact with the Enemy

Contact with the Enemy

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Description
Charcoal sketch on white paper. German soldiers run towards unseen enemy. A demolished wagon and dead horse are seen in the foreground. German helmets, guns, and dead bodies are strewn about on the ground. Two trees and two tanks are seen in the background on the right side.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Sketch
date made
1918
associated date
1917 - 1918
associated person
War Department
Townsend, Harry
artist
Townsend, Harry
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 21 1/2 in x 29 1/2 in; 54.61 cm x 74.93 cm
ID Number
AF.26101
catalog number
26101
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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