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Associated person:
War Department  Search this
Maker:
Morgan, Wallace  Search this
Physical Description:
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 14 3/8 in x 22 in; 36.5125 cm x 55.88 cm
sketch: 13 1/2 in x 19 3/4 in; 34.29 cm x 50.165 cm
Object Name:
sketch
Date made:
ca 1918
Associated date:
1917-1918
Description:
Charcoal and color sketch on paper. Large wagon in foreground. On the right, sitting up against a building, a line of American troops and French women are stripping willow boughs for baskets. Team of mules on the left. Trees in the background and hills in the distance. A label affixed to the lower right corner of the drawing reads: "1. x16392/IN BILLETS. American boys helping French women strip willow/bows [sic] for baskets./Reherry." The sketch is affixed to a larger piece of cardboard.
Location:
Currently not on view
Related event:
World War I  Search this
Credit Line:
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
ID Number:
AF.25770
Catalog number:
25770
Accession number:
64592
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
World War I Art
Combat Art
Military
Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Art
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_448049