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World War I Art at NMHT

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Author:
Unknown
Subject:
National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)
National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Exhibit
Place:
United States
Date:
1967
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Summary:
Visitors at a special exhibit of World War I art at the National Museum of History and Technology, now the National Museum of American History.
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 285, Box 15, Folder: 27
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Topic:
American Art
World War, 1914-1918
Museum visitors
Art--Exhibitions
Art objects
History
Standard number:
61809-24 or 61809.24
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_9140

Untitled

view Untitled digital asset: Sketch by Wallace Morgan, untitled
Associated person:
War Department
Maker:
Morgan, Wallace
Physical Description:
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
crayon (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 14 3/8 in x 21 in; 36.5125 cm x 53.34 cm
Object Name:
sketch
Date made:
ca 1918
Associated date:
1917-1918
Description:
Color crayon and charcoal sketch on paper. Village scene with buildings in background. On the left, a soldier leads horses out of a barnyard. Soldiers at mess on right.
Location:
Currently not on view
Related event:
World War I
Credit Line:
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
ID Number:
AF.25793
Catalog number:
25793
Accession number:
64592
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_448028

The Morning Washup, Neufmaison

view The Morning Washup, Neufmaison digital asset: Sketch by Wallace Morgan, ca 1918, The Morning Washup, Neufmaison
Associated person:
War Department
Artist:
Morgan, Wallace
Physical Description:
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 14 in x 19 3/4 in; 35.56 cm x 50.165 cm
Object Name:
sketch
Date made:
ca 1918
Associated date:
1917-1918
Description:
Charcoal sketch with some color on some of the figures. Soldiers, men, women, and a horse all gathered at a water trough. The men wash up and the women are doing laundry. Behind the trough, on the side of a building is a sign that reads "EAU MAUVAISE" (loosely translated to mean "non-potable water"). In the left background is a soldier reading a newspaper and smoking a pipe; more soldiers are behind him.
Location:
Currently on loan
Related event:
World War I
Related Publication:
Krass, Peter. Portrait of War: The U.S. Army’s First Combat Artists and the Doughboys’ Experience in WWI
Credit Line:
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
ID Number:
AF.25788
Catalog number:
25788
Accession number:
64592
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_448032

Artillery Horses in the River at Andilly

view Artillery Horses in the River at Andilly digital asset: Sketch by Morgan Wallace, Artillery Horses in the River at Andilly
Associated person:
War Department
Artist:
Morgan, Wallace
Physical Description:
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 15 3/4 in x 23 1/2 in; 40.005 cm x 59.69 cm
sketch: 12 1/4 in x 19 1/8 in; 31.115 cm x 48.5775 cm
Object Name:
sketch
Arrondissement where Andilly is located:
France: Île-de-France, Sarcelles
Date made:
1918
Associated date:
1917-1918
Description:
Charcoal and ink wash sketch on white paper. Soldiers lead teams of horses across a river. In the background are several buildings, trees, more horses, and vehicles. There is a bridge on the right. Beneath the sketch are two printed labels affixed to the cardboard mount. The label below the center of the sketch reads: "ARTILLERY HORSES IN THE RIVER AT / ANDILLY / BY W. MORGAN / TRANSFERRED FROM THE WAR DEPARTMENT / 2919". The label beneath the sketch and to the right reads "8. x15397 / ARTILLERY HORSES IN THE RIVER AT ANDILLY. / W. MORGAN".
Location:
Currently not on view
Subject:
Horses
Related event:
World War I
Credit Line:
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
ID Number:
AF.25761
Catalog number:
25761
Accession number:
64592
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_448037

American Soldiers on the March

view American Soldiers on the March digital asset: Sketch by Wallace Morgan, American Soldiers on the March
Associated person:
War Department
Maker:
Morgan, Wallace
Physical Description:
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
board (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 17 3/4 in x 27 3/4 in; 45.085 cm x 70.485 cm
Object Name:
sketch
Date made:
1918-07
Associated date:
1917-1918
Referenced:
1918-07-10
Description:
Charcoal sketch on board. Troops marching through a shell-torn village. In the foreground are several soldiers and a horse-drawn wagon; these are in shadow. The background of the picture is in light and includes more troops, trucks, buildings, and trees.
Location:
Currently not on view
Related event:
World War I
Credit Line:
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
ID Number:
AF.25759
Catalog number:
25759
Accession number:
64592
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_448039

Bomb Proof Billets and Chow

view Bomb Proof Billets and Chow digital asset: Sketch by Morgan Wallace, Bomb Proof Billets and Chow
Associated person:
War Department
Artist:
Morgan, Wallace
Physical Description:
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 15 in x 21 5/8 in; 38.1 cm x 54.9275 cm
sketch: 14 15/16 in x 18 in; 37.94125 cm x 45.72 cm
Object Name:
sketch
Date made:
ca 1918
Associated date:
1917-1918
Description:
Charcoal sketch on white paper. In this outdoor scene, soldiers prepare and eat a meal. The outdoor mess area is framed by a house on the right, and dugouts built into a rise in the ground. A caisson is in the center foreground.
Location:
Currently not on view
Related event:
World War I
Credit Line:
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
ID Number:
AF.25763
Catalog number:
25763
Accession number:
64592
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_448035

Dressing Station in Ruined Farm

view Dressing Station in Ruined Farm digital asset: Sketch by Wallace Morgan, 1918, Dressing Station in Ruined Farm
Associated person:
War Department
Artist:
Morgan, Wallace
Physical Description:
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
watercolor (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 15 3/4 in x 19 3/4 in; 40.005 cm x 50.165 cm
Object Name:
sketch
Depicted:
France
Date made:
1918-07-19
Associated date:
1917-1918
Referenced:
1918-06-19
Description:
Charcoal with watercolor sketch on white paper. The scene takes place in the region of Ploisy in northern France and depicts two ambulances in front of a large building. Many wounded soldiers are sitting on the ground and receiving treatment. Several soldiers sit under the tree in the right of the sketch.
Location:
Currently on loan
Subject:
Red Cross
Related event:
World War I
Credit Line:
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
ID Number:
AF.25767
Catalog number:
25767
Accession number:
64592
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_448052

In the Argonne Forest

view In the Argonne Forest digital asset: Sketch by Wallace Morgan, In the Argonne Forest
Associated person:
War Department
Maker:
Morgan, Wallace
Physical Description:
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 1/4 in x 13 7/8 in; 26.035 cm x 35.2425 cm
Object Name:
sketch
Depicted:
France: Argonne
Date made:
ca 1918
Associated date:
1917-1918
Description:
Charcoal and color sketch on paper. Forest scene with bare and fallen trees. Wire entanglements on left; pool of water in the foreground.
Location:
Currently not on view
Related event:
World War I
Credit Line:
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
ID Number:
AF.25771
Catalog number:
25771
Accession number:
64592
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_448050

Infantry and Tanks Advancing on Field

view Infantry and Tanks Advancing on Field digital asset: Sketch by Wallace Morgan, Infantry and Tanks Advancing on Field
Associated person:
War Department
Maker:
Morgan, Wallace
Physical Description:
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 17 7/8 in x 27 3/4 in; 45.4025 cm x 70.485 cm
Object Name:
sketch
Date made:
1918-07
Associated date:
1917-1918
Description:
Charcoal sketch. In the foreground is a mounted soldier and a soldier on foot next to him; both of them are wearing French helmets. Beyond these two figures is a line of advancing infantrymen. On the left are two Renault FT-17 tanks. In the background, on the right, are trees and shell-torn buildings. Plumes of smoke streak the horizon.
Location:
Currently not on view
Related event:
World War I
Credit Line:
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
ID Number:
AF.25773
Catalog number:
25773
Accession number:
64592
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_448047

Machine Gun Outfit Near Esnes

view Machine Gun Outfit Near Esnes digital asset: Sketch by Wallace Morgan, Machine Gun Outfit near Esnes
Associated person:
War Department
Maker:
Morgan, Wallace
Physical Description:
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 18 1/2 in x 23 1/4 in; 46.99 cm x 59.055 cm
Object Name:
sketch
Department referenced:
France: Nord-Pas-de-Calais, Nord
Date made:
1918
Associated date:
1917-1918
Description:
Charcoal sketch. Shell bursts light up the horizon in the background. Soldiers in foreground, crouched and on the move. A horse is hitched to machine gun equipment. Three denuded trees between the soldiers and the horizon.
Location:
Currently not on view
Related event:
World War I
Credit Line:
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
ID Number:
AF.25774
Catalog number:
25774
Accession number:
64592
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_448046

Roadside Blacksmith Near the Lines, Sanzey

view Roadside Blacksmith Near the Lines, Sanzey digital asset: Sketch by Wallace Morgan, Roadside Blacksmith Near the Lines, Sanzey
Associated person:
War Department
Maker:
Morgan, Wallace
Physical Description:
pencil (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 18 in x 23 3/4 in; 45.72 cm x 60.325 cm
sketch: 14 in x 19 3/8 in; 35.56 cm x 49.2125 cm
Object Name:
sketch
Date made:
1918
Associated date:
1917-1918
Description:
Pencil sketch with some ink wash. A road runs through the sketch; people, horses, vehicles, and a motorcycle occupy the road. Behind the road is a row of low buildings. At left is a blacksmith shop. In front of the shop are two soldiers shoeing a horse. Chickens and two children in foreground. Sketch is mounted to a larger piece of cardboard.
Location:
Currently not on view
Subject:
Blacksmithing
Related event:
World War I
Credit Line:
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
ID Number:
AF.25779
Catalog number:
25779
Accession number:
64592
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_448042

Taking Artillery Around the Mine Crater in the Road to Varennes

view Taking Artillery Around the Mine Crater in the Road to Varennes digital asset: Sketch by Wallace Morgan, Taking Artillery around the Mine Crater in the Road to Varennes
Associated person:
War Department
Maker:
Morgan, Wallace
Physical Description:
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 16 1/4 in x 24 7/8 in; 41.275 cm x 63.1825 cm
Object Name:
drawing
Referenced:
France: Lorraine, Varennes-en-Argonne
Date made:
1918-09
Associated date:
1917-1918
Description:
Charcoal sketch on paper. A large cross is surrounded by several smaller crosses, some bearing wreaths or ribbons, in the foreground. A group of soldiers is resting among the crosses. Some men appear to be eating. A group of soldiers, on foot and on horseback, ascend a small hill in the background. At the end of this procession is a large piece of artillery. On the right of the sketch is a crater; some soldiers are walking up and out of the depression while others are at work inside the crater.
Location:
Currently not on view
Related event:
World War I
Credit Line:
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
ID Number:
AF.25783
Catalog number:
25783
Accession number:
64592
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_448059

The G. C. at Dawn, Badonviller

view The G. C. at Dawn, Badonviller digital asset: Sketch by Wallace Morgan, The G.C. at Dawn, Badonviller
Associated person:
War Department
Maker:
Morgan, Wallace
Physical Description:
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 19 in x 14 in; 48.26 cm x 35.56 cm
Object Name:
sketch
Referenced:
France: Lorraine, Badonviller
Date made:
ca 1918
Associated date:
1917-1918
Description:
Charcoal sketch on paper of a lone soldier standing watch in a trench. The soldier has his knife drawn. Trees in the background.
Location:
Currently not on view
Related event:
World War I
Credit Line:
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
ID Number:
AF.25786
Catalog number:
25786
Accession number:
64592
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_448033

The Pursuit

view The Pursuit digital asset: Sketch by Wallace Morgan, The Pursuit
Associated person:
War Department
Maker:
Morgan, Wallace
Physical Description:
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 18 1/4 in x 20 in; 46.355 cm x 50.8 cm
Object Name:
sketch
Depicted:
France: Lorraine, Saint-Mihiel
Date made:
ca 1918
Associated date:
1917-1918
Description:
Charcoal sketch on paper. A line of army trucks and soldiers moves along a road. There appear to be two dead horses lying on the side of the road. Fires burn on the horizon. From the catalog card: "Army trucks and soldiers moving forward in pursuit of the enemy who are burning towns in the distance. The picture is a scene in the Old No Mans Land in the St. Mihiel sector."
Location:
Currently not on view
Related event:
World War I
Credit Line:
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
ID Number:
AF.25789
Catalog number:
25789
Accession number:
64592
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Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_448031

U.S. Troops Entering Coblenz

view U.S. Troops Entering Coblenz digital asset: Sketch by Wallace Morgan, U.S. Troops Entering Coblenz
Associated person:
War Department
Maker:
Morgan, Wallace
Physical Description:
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
color crayon (overall production method/technique)
board (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 11 5/8 in x 19 15/16 in; 29.5275 cm x 50.64125 cm
Object Name:
sketch
Depicted:
Deutschland: Rheinland-Pfalz, Koblenz
Date made:
ca 1918
Associated date:
1917-1918
Description:
Charcoal, color crayon, and possibly ink wash sketch on board. Scene of a large square filled with civilians. Several soldiers can be seen among the crowd on horseback or, on the left, on a wheeled vehicle. The civilians are carrying umbrellas in the rain. The square is lined with buildings.
Location:
Currently not on view
Related event:
World War I
Credit Line:
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
ID Number:
AF.25792
Catalog number:
25792
Accession number:
64592
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_448029

American Artillery Relieved at Deumx After Days of Hard Fighting

view American Artillery Relieved at Deumx After Days of Hard Fighting digital asset: Sketch by Morgan Wallace, American Artillery Relieved at Deumx After Days of Hard Fighting
Associated person:
War Department
Artist:
Morgan, Wallace
Physical Description:
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
illustration board (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 16 in x 19 7/8 in; 40.64 cm x 50.4825 cm
Object Name:
sketch
Date made:
1918-07
Associated date:
1917-1918
Depicted:
1918-07-19
Description:
Charcoal sketch on illustration board. The work depicts the exhausted members of an artillery unit moving away from the line at Deumx, France. A line of soldiers, horses, wagons, and artillery pieces are moving through a forest. Many of the soldiers, whether riding on horses, vehicles, or walking, are slouched and stooped.
Location:
Currently not on view
Related event:
World War I
Credit Line:
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
ID Number:
AF.25758
Catalog number:
25758
Accession number:
64592
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_448040

Dugouts of the 5th Marines

view Dugouts of the 5th Marines digital asset: Sketch by Morgan Wallace, Dugouts of the 5th Marines
Associated person:
War Department
Artist:
Morgan, Wallace
Physical Description:
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 17 3/4 in x 24 in; 45.085 cm x 60.96 cm
Object Name:
sketch
Depicted:
France: Picardie, Bois de Belleau
Date made:
1918
Associated date:
1917-1918
Description:
Charcoal sketch on white paper. The work depicts American soldiers at their dugouts in a forested area.
Location:
Currently not on view
Related event:
World War I
Credit Line:
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
ID Number:
AF.25765
Catalog number:
25765
Accession number:
64592
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_448054

In Billets

view In Billets digital asset: Sketch by Wallace Morgan, In Billets
Associated person:
War Department
Maker:
Morgan, Wallace
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
Credit Line:
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
ID Number:
AF.25770
Catalog number:
25770
Accession number:
64592
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_448049

Out from Battle

view Out from Battle digital asset: Sketch by Wallace Morgan, Out from Battle
Associated person:
War Department
Maker:
Morgan, Wallace
Physical Description:
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 14 5/8 in x 22 5/8 in; 37.1475 cm x 57.4675 cm
Object Name:
sketch
Date made:
1918
Associated date:
1917-1918
Description:
Charcoal sketch, with some color, on card. The drawing depicts two soldiers carrying a wounded man on a stretcher; other wounded soldiers follow them. Barbed wire entanglement on right. There appears to be smoke on the horizon. Something indistinct sits in the sky on the left.
Location:
Currently not on view
Related event:
World War I
Credit Line:
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
ID Number:
AF.25777
Catalog number:
25777
Accession number:
64592
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_448043

Sergy After Its Capture by American Troops

view Sergy After Its Capture by American Troops digital asset: Sketch by Wallace Morgan, Sergy after its Capture by American Troops
Associated person:
War Department
Maker:
Morgan, Wallace
Physical Description:
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 17 1/2 in x 23 3/8 in; 44.45 cm x 59.3725 cm
sketch: 13 1/4 in x 18 5/8 in; 33.655 cm x 47.3075 cm
Object Name:
sketch
Date made:
1918
Associated date:
1917-1918
Description:
Charcoal sketch of a road through a shell-torn town. A German soldier is lying in the road, with his rifle and helmet lying beside him. Sketch done on paper that is affixed to a larger piece of off-white cardboard.
Location:
Currently not on view
Related event:
World War I
Credit Line:
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
ID Number:
AF.25781
Catalog number:
25781
Accession number:
64592
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_448056

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