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Un soldat allemand en feu. L’Eclaireur: P.54-1994

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Un soldat allemand en feu. L’Eclaireur
La Grande Guerre

Maker(s)

Unknown (Printmaker)
Tolmer & Co. (Publisher)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1994-02) by Gurney, Sophie, Mrs

Dating

20th century
Production date: AD 1915

School or Style

French

Techniques used in production

Hand colouring Lithography

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: LA GRANDE GUERRE
  • Location: Sheet upper centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: 2me Série - No.51
  • Location: Sheet upper right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Number
  • Text: UN SOLDAT ALLEMAND EN FEU. L’Eclaireur
  • Location: Sheet lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: Au cours d'un récent engagement en Lorraine, dans la nuit de 9 au 10 Février, un des soldats / allemands des troupes d'attaque prit feu et s'enfuit en hurlant. Dans sa course il éclairait la / campagne et fit découvrir ainsi un groupe de tirailleurs dont la plupart furent abattus. / Ce soldat était vraisemblablement porteur de matieres inflammables auxquelles l'une de nos / balles mit le feu. On sait, en effet, que les troupes allemands sont pourvues d'un matériel / d'incendie fort bien organisé.
  • Location: Sheet lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.54-1994
Primary reference Number: 198926
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Audit data

Created: Friday 16 May 2014 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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