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American Troops Supply Train

Associated person:
War Department
Artist:
Aylward, William James
Physical Description:
oil (overall production method/technique)
gouache (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
full one: 19 1/2 in x 26 15/16 in; 49.53 cm x 68.42125 cm
Object Name:
drawing
Place Made:
Europe: France
Date made:
1918
Associated date:
1917-1918
Subject:
Combat Art
Art
World War I Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Military
Art
Event:
World War I
ID Number:
AF*25645
Catalog number:
25645
Accession number:
64592
Description:
Gouache and oil on paper. A group of American soldiers and horse-drawn carts laden with supplies are the subject of this busy scene. A large shell torn building is in the background.
Location:
Currently not on view
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National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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Engineer Camp Near Flirey

Associated person:
War Department
Artist:
Aylward, William James
Physical Description:
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
crayon (overall production method/technique)
goauche (overall production method/technique)
heavy card (overall material)
Measurements:
overall with cardboard label: 18 11/16 in x 23 13/16 in; 47.46625 cm x 60.48375 cm
overall without cardboard label: 18 3/8 in x 23 13/16 in; 46.6725 cm x 60.48375 cm
Object Name:
drawing
Place Made:
Europe: France
Referenced:
France: Lorraine, Flirey
Date made:
1918
Subject:
Combat Art
Art
World War I Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Military
Art
Event:
World War I
ID Number:
AF*25655
Catalog number:
25655
Accession number:
64592
Description:
Charcoal or crayon with gouache on heavy white card. A complex of dugouts and other structures are built into the side of the hill. Soldiers move through the outdoor area in front of the dugouts.
Location:
Currently not on view
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First Division Headquarters Kitchen - St Mihiel Drive

Associated person:
War Department
Artist:
Aylward, William James
Physical Description:
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
gouache (overall production method/technique)
light beige card (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 18 3/8 in x 23 in; 46.6725 cm x 58.42 cm
Object Name:
drawing
Place Made:
Europe: France
Depicted:
France: Lorraine, Saint-Mihiel
Date made:
1918
Subject:
Combat Art
Art
World War I Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Military
Art
Event:
World War I
ID Number:
AF*25656
Catalog number:
25656
Accession number:
64592
Description:
Charcoal and gouache on beige card. A large group of American soldiers congregates outside a shell torn building. The men are standing around, eating, resting, or serving themselves food. A sign on the side of the building reads "Mud Dog Inn."
Location:
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German Prisoner Type

Associated person:
War Department
Artist:
Aylward, William James
Physical Description:
color materials (overall production method/technique)
black material (overall production method/technique)
cardboard (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 23 1/4 in x 18 1/2 in; 59.055 cm x 46.99 cm
Object Name:
drawing
Place Made:
Europe: France
Date made:
1918
Subject:
Combat Art
Art
World War I Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Military
Art
Event:
World War I
ID Number:
AF*25658
Catalog number:
25658
Accession number:
64592
Description:
Mixed media drawing on cardboard. Portrait of a German soldier's face. He has a cap with a green ribbon on it, pulled to one side.
Location:
Currently not on view
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German Prisoner Type

Associated person:
War Department
Artist:
Aylward, William James
Physical Description:
charcoal or graphite (overall production method/technique)
color material (overall production method/technique)
cardboard (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 23 1/4 in x 18 1/2 in; 59.055 cm x 46.99 cm
Object Name:
drawing
Place Made:
Europe: France
Date made:
1918
Subject:
Combat Art
Art
World War I Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Military
Art
Event:
World War I
ID Number:
AF*25659
Catalog number:
25659
Accession number:
64592
Description:
Mixed media on cardboard. Portrait of a German prisoner of war. The man appears young and wears a cap with orange ribbon around it, indicating he may be an officer.
Location:
Currently not on view
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German Prisoner Type

Associated person:
War Department
Artist:
Aylward, William James
Physical Description:
graphite or charcoal (overall production method/technique)
cardboard (overall material)
color material (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 23 1/4 in x 18 1/4 in; 59.055 cm x 46.355 cm
Object Name:
drawing
Place made:
France
Date made:
1918
Subject:
Combat Art
Art
World War I Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Military
Art
Event:
World War I
ID Number:
AF*25660
Catalog number:
25660
Accession number:
64592
64592
Description:
Mixed media on board. Portrait of a German prisoner of war. The man is wearing rimmed glasses and has a beard.
Location:
Currently not on view
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His Bunkie

Associated person:
War Department
Artist:
Aylward, William James
Physical Description:
charcoal or crayon (overall production method/technique)
gouache (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
card-matte (overall material)
Measurements:
overall (with matte): 28 in x 22 in; 71.12 cm x 55.88 cm
drawing (without matte): 24 1/2 in x 18 1/8 in; 62.23 cm x 46.0375 cm
Object Name:
drawing
Place Made:
Europe: France
Date made:
1918
Associated date:
1917-1918
Subject:
Combat Art
Art
World War I Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Military
Art
Event:
World War I
ID Number:
AF*25661
Catalog number:
25661
Accession number:
64592
Description:
Charcoal or crayon with gouache drawing on beige paper backed by card matte. The drawing depicts an American soldier, fully equipped, standing at the grave of his bunk mate or "bunkie." A wooden cross is at the head of the grave; beside the cross are a helmet and what looks like a metal canister.
Location:
Currently not on view
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On the Trail of the Hun - St. Mihiel Drive

Associated person:
War Department
Artist:
Aylward, William James
Physical Description:
watercolor (overall production method/technique)
gouache (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall (with matte): 26 in x 34 1/16 in; 66.04 cm x 86.51875 cm
drawing without matte: 18 7/8 in x 26 5/8 in; 47.9425 cm x 67.6275 cm
Object Name:
drawing
Place Made:
Europe: France
Depicted:
France
Date made:
1918
Associated date:
1917-1918
Subject:
Combat Art
Art
World War I Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Military
Art
Event:
World War I
ID Number:
AF*25662
Catalog number:
25662
Accession number:
64592
Description:
Watercolor and gouache drawing on paper. The work depicts an army on the march. The foreground features wagons ascending a hill; American soldiers ride in and walk along side the wagons. Half of the sky is covered by dark clouds. In the background on the left side are tents, while in the right background are the buildings of what appears to be a small town. Several airplanes are in the sky.
Location:
Currently not on view
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Relief Entering Nesle. (Detachment Fourth Infantry, U.S.A.

Associated person:
War Department
Artist:
Aylward, William James
Physical Description:
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
crayon (overall production method/technique)
wash (overall production method/technique)
gouache (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 17 15/16 in x 24 in; 45.56125 cm x 60.96 cm
Object Name:
drawing
Place Made:
Europe: France
Depicted:
France: Picardie, Nesle
Date made:
1918
Subject:
Combat Art
Art
World War I Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Military
Art
Event:
World War I
ID Number:
AF*25663
Catalog number:
25663
Accession number:
64592
Description:
Charcoal, crayon, ink wash, and gouache on beige card. The work depicts American infantry soldiers entering the town of Nesle, France. The men march with their gear, while a soldier in the foreground looks on, with his back to the viewer. The town's buildings are damaged from shell; rubble is in the street.
Location:
Currently not on view
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The Church at Fossoy. (On the German Line of Retreat)

Associated person:
War Department
Artist:
Aylward, William James
Physical Description:
graphite (overall production method/technique)
gouache (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall (with white card): 12 in x 17 5/8 in; 30.48 cm x 44.7675 cm
drawing on beige paper (without white card): 10 1/4 in x 15 1/4 in; 26.035 cm x 38.735 cm
Object Name:
drawing
Place Made:
Europe: France
Depicted:
France: Picardie, Aisne
Date made:
1918-07-26
Subject:
Combat Art
Art
World War I Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Military
Art
Event:
World War I
ID Number:
AF*25671
Catalog number:
25671
Accession number:
64592
Description:
Graphite and gouache on paper mounted on heavy white card. The drawing shows a badly damaged church at Fossoy, France. There is a bare tree on the left.
Location:
Currently not on view
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The Church at Nesles

Associated person:
War Department
Artist:
Aylward, William James
Physical Description:
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
wash (overall production method/technique)
gouache (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 18 1/16 in x 23 15/16 in; 45.87875 cm x 60.80125 cm
Object Name:
drawing
Place Made:
Europe: France
Date made:
1918
Date depicted:
1918-07-09
Subject:
Combat Art
Art
World War I Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Military
Art
Event:
World War I
ID Number:
AF*25672 [dup1]
Catalog number:
25672
Accession number:
64592
Description:
Charcoal, ink wash, and gouache on card. The work depicts a shell-torn church at Nesles, France. In the foreground, an American soldier crouches in front of a stone wall.
Location:
Currently not on view
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The Road through Fossoy. (On the German line of Retreat)

Associated person:
War Department
Artist:
Aylward, William James
Physical Description:
wash (overall production method/technique)
heavy card (overall material)
graphite (overall production method/technique)
gouache (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall (with frame): 11 15/16 in x 17 15/16 in; 30.32125 cm x 45.56125 cm
painting (without frame): 10 in x 15 3/16 in; 25.4 cm x 38.57625 cm
Object Name:
drawing
Place Made:
Europe: France
Depicted:
France: Picardie, Aisne
Date made:
1918-07-26
Subject:
Combat Art
Art
World War I Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Military
Art
Event:
World War I
ID Number:
AF*25675
Catalog number:
25675
Accession number:
64592
Description:
Gouache, ink wash, and graphite. The work depicts a shell-torn building near Fossoy, France. One side of the building has been completely destroyed.
Location:
Currently not on view
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Wagon Train at Viffort

Associated person:
War Department
Artist:
Aylward, William James
Physical Description:
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
crayon (overall production method/technique)
gouache (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 18 in x 23 15/16 in; 45.72 cm x 60.80125 cm
Object Name:
drawing
Place Made:
Europe: France
Depicted:
France: Picardie, Viffort
Date made:
1918
Subject:
Combat Art
Art
World War I Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Military
Art
Event:
World War I
ID Number:
AF*25681
Catalog number:
25681
Accession number:
64592
Description:
Charcoal, crayon, and gouache on paper. This village street scene depicts a wagon train; mounted soldier in center of drawing.
Location:
Currently not on view
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A Lodging for the Night, 42nd Division

Associated person:
War Department
Maker:
Duncan, Walter Jack
Physical Description:
ink (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 11 1/4 in x 17 1/4 in; 28.575 cm x 43.815 cm
sketch: 9 1/2 in x 15 1/2 in; 24.13 cm x 39.37 cm
Object Name:
sketch
Place Made:
Europe: France
Department where Rebeuville is located:
France: Lorraine, Vosges
Date made:
ca 1918
Associated date:
1917-1918
Subject:
Military
Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Art
World War I Art
Combat Art
Event:
World War I
ID Number:
AF*25686
Catalog number:
25686
Accession number:
64592
Description:
Pen and ink with touches of graphite. Horizontal landscape format; village scene. Church tower and hills in background. Vehicles and a line of horses in foreground. Several soldiers moving about. Sketch done on white wove paper that is mounted on tan card with decorative ruled graphite lines.
Location:
Currently not on view
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A Quiet Game in Essey

Associated person:
War Department
Maker:
Duncan, Walter Jack
Physical Description:
ink (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 13 1/2 in x 9 1/2 in; 34.29 cm x 24.13 cm
Object Name:
sketch
Place Made:
Europe: France
Referenced:
France: Bourgogne, Essey
Date made:
1918-09-15
Associated date:
1917-1918
Subject:
Military
Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Art
World War I Art
Combat Art
Event:
World War I
ID Number:
AF*25687
Catalog number:
25687
Accession number:
64592
Description:
Pen and ink sketch of an interior scene of a soldiers' billet. One group of men is playing cards while others watch. Another group appears on the other side of a clothesline. There is a horse in the left background. Sketch is done on tan card.
Location:
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Baldwin Locomotives

Associated person:
War Department
Maker:
Duncan, Walter Jack
Physical Description:
pencil (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 11 1/2 in x 16 1/2 in; 29.21 cm x 41.91 cm
sketch: 9 1/2 in x 14 5/8 in; 24.13 cm x 37.1475 cm
Object Name:
sketch
Place Made:
Europe: France
Depicted:
France: Bretagne, Brest
Date made:
1918-07-26
Associated date:
1917-1918
Subject:
Military
Art
Locomotives
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Art
World War I Art
Combat Art
Event:
World War I
ID Number:
AF*25690
Catalog number:
25690
Accession number:
64592
Description:
Highly detailed graphite sketch. A bridge frames the top portion of the drawing. Underneath this bridge are several locomotives and many men working in what appears to be a rail yard. On the other side of the bridge, in the background, are buildings. People on the bridge are looking down at the locomotives. The sketch is on beige wove paper mounted on beige card, which has decorative ruled graphite lines.
Location:
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Barber Shop and First Aid Station of the Red Cross at Essey

Associated person:
War Department
Maker:
Duncan, Walter Jack
Physical Description:
ink wash (overall production method/technique)
graphite (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 13 in x 17 3/8 in; 33.02 cm x 44.1325 cm
overall: 9 1/4 in x 13 3/8 in; 23.495 cm x 33.9725 cm
Object Name:
sketch
Place Made:
Europe: France
Depicted:
France: Bourgogne, Essey
Date made:
1918-09-17
Associated date:
1917-1918
Subject:
Military
Red Cross
Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Art
World War I Art
Combat Art
Event:
World War I
ID Number:
AF*25691
Catalog number:
25691
Accession number:
64592
Description:
Graphite with brush and black ink wash. The sketch depicts a shell-torn building with an automobile parked inside. A line of clothes is visible through the large hole in the building. A group of men gather around a chair, where one man is being attended to by a barber. Army truck at right of building. The sketch is done on beige wove paper mounted on beige card ruled with decorative graphite lines.
Location:
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Blacksmith and Wagon Repair Shed on the Road to Boucq

Associated person:
War Department
Maker:
Duncan, Walter Jack
Physical Description:
ink (overall production method/technique)
graphite (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 in x 20 in; 25.4 cm x 50.8 cm
sketch: 6 1/4 in x 15 7/8 in; 15.875 cm x 40.3225 cm
Object Name:
sketch
Place Made:
Europe: France
Depicted:
France
Date made:
1918-05-20
Associated date:
1917-1918
Subject:
Military
Horses
Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Art
World War I Art
Combat Art
Event:
World War I
ID Number:
AF*25692
Catalog number:
25692
Accession number:
64592
Description:
Graphite and black ink wash sketch. Outdoor scene of a large temporary structure where soldiers, horses, and wagons are gathered. One of the soldiers is shoeing a horse. Beige wove paper mounted on tan card ruled with decorative graphite lines.
Location:
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Cold Nights Coming on

Associated person:
War Department
Maker:
Duncan, Walter Jack
Physical Description:
ink (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
ink wash (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 10 1/2 in x 14 1/4 in; 26.67 cm x 36.195 cm
sketch: 8 1/2 in x 12 1/4 in; 21.59 cm x 31.115 cm
Object Name:
sketch
Place Made:
Europe: France
Arrondissement of Neuvilly:
France: Nord-Pas-de-Calais, Cambrai
Date made:
1918-10-20
Associated date:
1917-1918
Subject:
Military
Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Art
World War I Art
Combat Art
Event:
World War I
ID Number:
AF*25693
Catalog number:
25693
Accession number:
64592
Description:
Pen, ink, and brush and ink wash sketch. Several soldiers sit around a fire in a large chimney in a structure that is in ruins. Parts of the roof are missing. Two soldiers on top of a platform in the right of the sketch. Two horses on the left of the sketch. A line of clothes runs from the platform to one side of the fireplace. The sketch is done on white wove paper mounted on tan card that is ruled with decorative graphite lines.
Location:
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Monument Left to the Memory of the German Occupation of Flirey

Associated person:
War Department
Maker:
Duncan, Walter Jack
Physical Description:
ink (overall production method/technique)
graphite (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 11 3/4 in x 14 3/8 in; 29.845 cm x 36.5125 cm
sketch: 8 in x 10 1/4 in; 20.32 cm x 26.035 cm
Object Name:
sketch
Place Made:
Europe: France
Associated Place:
France: Lorraine, Flirey
Date made:
1918-09-13
Associated date:
1917-1918
Subject:
Military
Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Art
World War I Art
Combat Art
Event:
World War I
ID Number:
AF*25696
Catalog number:
25696
Accession number:
64592
Description:
Brush and ink wash with touches of graphite. A large ruin stands in the center of the sketch; some small trees or shrubs are to the left of the ruin. Sketch done on beige wove paper mounted on tan card with decorative ruled graphite lines. A label attached to the center bottom of the card mount reads: "MONUMENT LEFT TO THE MEMORY OF THE/GERMAN OCCUPATION OF FLIREY/BY W. J. DUNCAN/TRANSFERRED FROM THE WAR DEPARTMENT/2854."
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