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La Digue Humaine
  • Jean Leprince, artist
    Librairie de Lutétia, publisher
  • La Digue Humaine, 1916
  • Where object was made: France
  • line block (photomechanical relief print), pochoir, letterpress
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 360 x 559 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 14 3/16 x 22 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 504 x 652 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 19 13/16 x 25 11/16 in
  • Gift of Professor Eric Gustav Carlson
  • Not on display
  • 2014.1532
Description

Battle scene with soldiers in blue uniforms on one side of a body of water, and soldiers in gray uniforms and spiked helmets on the other side of the water, with explosions and smoke on all sides.