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Les Anglais a la Bassée: L'héroïsme de nos Alliés
  • Eduardo García Benito
    1891–1981
    born: Valladolid, Spain ; active: France
  • Les Anglais a la Bassée: L'héroïsme de nos Alliés, 1914–1918
  • La Grande Guerre
  • Where object was made: Paris, France
  • woodcut, pochoir, letterpress
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 220 x 313 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 11/16 x 12 5/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 329 x 398 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 12 15/16 x 15 11/16 in
  • Gift of Professor Eric Gustav Carlson
  • Not on display
  • 2014.0199
Description

Numerous soldiers in gray uniforms, identified as English soldiers, carrying bayonets and advancing to the facing right. There is one soldier facing toward the viewer and holding a saber aloft in his proper right hand. There are soldiers in blue uniforms, identified as German soldiers, many of whom are on the ground and there are more in the background. There are buildings and clouds of smoke in the background.

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.