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Le Prix de la Maison du Passeur: Les Zouaves et les Joyeux d'Afrique
  • Eduardo García Benito
    1891–1981
    born: Valladolid, Spain ; active: France
  • Le Prix de la Maison du Passeur: Les Zouaves et les Joyeux d'Afrique, 1914–1918
  • La Grande Guerre
  • Where object was made: Paris, France
  • woodcut, pochoir, letterpress
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 218 x 305 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 9/16 x 12 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 315 x 395 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 12 3/8 x 15 9/16 in
  • Gift of Professor Eric Gustav Carlson
  • Not on display
  • 2014.0201
Description

In the lower facing right corner are three tree stumps wrapped with barbed wire. A group of soldiers in two different uniforms charge towards their proper left side, holding bayonetted guns. Smoke rises from the background. Some of the uniforms have red wide-legged pants and blue overcoat with blue hat. The other uniforms have a brownish green wide-legged pant and jacket, and a blue hat.

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.