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Épisode de la Bataille de Charleroi, mort du Prince Aldebert, oncle de l'Empereur Guillaume II
  • France
  • Épisode de la Bataille de Charleroi, mort du Prince Aldebert, oncle de l'Empereur Guillaume II, 1914–1918
  • La Grande Guerre
  • Where object was made: Paris, France
  • lithograph, pochoir, letterpress
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 214 x 372 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 7/16 x 14 5/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 281 x 447 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 11 1/16 x 17 5/8 in
  • Gift of Professor Eric Gustav Carlson
  • Not on display
  • 2014.0228
Description

A battle scene depicting a group of soldiers on the facing left and right sides, identified as Senegalese and Turkish troops, charging toward a group of soldiers, identified as German soldiers, in the center. In the center is a dead soldier, identified as Prince Aldebert, the uncle of emperor William II, lying on the ground.
The series title "La Grande Guerre" is printed at the top of the page and the image title and descriptive text are printed at the bottom of the page.