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Mort au Champ d'Honneur: Emile Cuitton
  • Artist Unknown
  • Mort au Champ d'Honneur: Emile Cuitton, 1916
  • Where object was made: France
  • wood, stone, photograph, metal, glass, paint, paper, flowers, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 27.8 x 26.5 x 2 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 10 15/16 x 10 7/16 x 13/16 in
  • Gift of Professor Eric Gustav Carlson
  • Not on display
  • 2014.2950
Description

Wooden plaque carved with the name, birth, and death dates of Emile Cuitton. On top of the wooden plaque is a thin piece of stone carved in the shape of an open book. On the facing left is the title and crossed French flags. on the facing right is a photograph of a standing soldier in uniform, under a thick piece of glass with two dried flower petals, and below the glass is a piece of paper printed with the word "VERDUN"