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Maker(s):Hornby, Lester George
Culture:American (1882 - 1956)
Title:The Post Commander's (P.C.) Dugout in Bantheville
Date Made:1918
Materials:etching printed in black on medium weight, slightly textured, white paper
Measurements:Mat: 15 7/8 in x 20 in; 40.3 cm x 50.8 cm; Image: 5 7/8 in x 7 3/4 in; 14.9 cm x 19.7 cm
Narrative Inscription:  title in plate at lower right: THE P.C. AT BANTHEVILLE, I46F.A., title in pencil at lower left: The P.C.'s Dugout, signature in pencil at lower right: L.G.Hornby
Accession Number:  SC 2014.32.471
Credit Line:The Gladys Engel Lang and Kurt Lang Collection
Museum Collection:  Smith College Museum of Art

Makeshift hut; Dugout; constructed from tree trunks, leaves, and wood planks. Through the door, shaded figure is visible. Trench has been built up around the hut. Battle, World War One, soldiers, hut, shelter, war, trenches.

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