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Magny, le 15 août 1914, il les avait menacés de son petit fusil de bois (Magny, August 15th, 1914, He Threatened Them with His Little Wooden Rifle)
  • Jean Veber
    1864–1928
    born: Paris, France ; died: Paris, France ; active: France
  • Magny, le 15 août 1914, il les avait menacés de son petit fusil de bois (Magny, August 15th, 1914, He Threatened Them with His Little Wooden Rifle)
  • Where object was made: France
  • photogravure, chine collé
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 221 x 350 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 11/16 x 13 3/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 362 x 552 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 1/4 x 21 3/4 in
  • Gift of Eric G. Carlson in honor of Stephen, Diane, Erica, Emily, and Caitlin Goddard
  • Not on display
  • 2004.0143
Description

Monochromatic image of a dead boy and soldiers. There is a small boy lying in the foreground at bottom center. He is on his stomach with his head on the right side. To the right is a wooden rifle. Behind him is a group of soldiers partially obscured by gun smoke. They stand holding rifles and wear helmets with points on top. There is a man on the right putting his sword back into its sheath. There is text at the top and bottom.