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Les Drapeaux Alliés Flottent sur les Forts des Dardanelles
  • Eduardo García Benito
    born: Valladolid, Spain ; active: France
  • Les Drapeaux Alliés Flottent sur les Forts des Dardanelles, 1914–1918
  • La Grande Guerre
  • Where object was made: Paris, France
  • woodcut, pochoir, letterpress
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 219 x 304 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 5/8 x 11 15/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 312 x 406 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 12 5/16 x 16 in
  • Gift of Professor Eric Gustav Carlson
  • Not on display
  • 2014.0206

On the facing left are two men in naval uniforms standing beside a large artillery gun. A flag, identified as the British Navy flag, flies behind them.In the background is a warship named "Charlemagne" and flying a French flag. In the distant background there are two ships, one French, the other unidentified, on fire.

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.