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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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Billeting Village Near Neufchateau

Associated person:
War Department
Artist:
Aylward, William James
Physical Description:
watercolor (overall production method/technique)
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
Referenced:
France: Lorraine, Neufchâteau
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*25646
Catalog number:
25646
Accession number:
64592
Description:
Charcoal, crayon, watercolor, and gouache on heavy white card. The work depicts several buildings on a street in a village near Neufchâteau, France. The buildings are intact and not shell-torn. The painting shows the view down a road which leads through village.
Location:
Currently not on view
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Billeting Village Near Neufchateau, Farm Building

Associated person:
War Department
Artist:
Aylward, William James
Physical Description:
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
gouache (overall production method/technique)
watercolor (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall materal)
Measurements:
overall: 17 15/16 in x 21 15/16 in; 45.56125 cm x 55.72125 cm
Object Name:
drawing
Place Made:
Europe: France
Referenced:
France: Lorraine, Neufchâteau
Date made:
ca 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*25647
Catalog number:
25647
Accession number:
64592
Description:
Charcoal, watercolor, and gouache on heavy white card paper. The work depicts a set of buildings on a farm near Neufchâteau, France. The farm buildings are detailed with their bricks, roofs, and chimneys. There is an outline of a road. A building is in the immediate foreground on the left although the entire building is not shown. The sky is partially blue, and there are some trees in the background.
Location:
Currently not on view
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Billeting Village Near Neufchateau, Farm Building

Associated person:
War Department
Artist:
Aylward, William James
Physical Description:
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
gouache (overall production method/technique)
wash (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 18 in x 21 15/16 in; 45.72 cm x 55.72125 cm
Object Name:
drawing
Place Made:
Europe: France
Referenced:
France: Lorraine, Neufchâteau
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*25648
Catalog number:
25648
Accession number:
64592
Description:
Charcoal, ink wash, and gouache on beige card. The work depicts a farm building in a village near Neufchâteau, France. The farm building is in good condition.
Location:
Currently not on view
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Billeting Village Near Neufchateau, Farm Building

Associated person:
War Department
Artist:
Aylward, William James
Physical Description:
wash (overall production method/technique)
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
gouache (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 17 15/16 in x 23 15/16 in; 45.56125 cm x 60.80125 cm
Object Name:
drawing
Place Made:
Europe: France
Referenced:
France: Lorraine, Neufchâteau
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*25649
Catalog number:
25649
Accession number:
64592
Description:
Charcoal, ink wash, and gouache on heavy white card. The drawing depicts a farm building with extensive shell damage to its roof.
Location:
Currently not on view
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Bridge at Neufchateau

Associated person:
War Department
Artist:
Aylward, William James
Physical Description:
watercolor (overall production method/technique)
crayon (charcoal) (overall production method/technique)
gouache (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 18 in x 22 in; 45.72 cm x 55.88 cm
Object Name:
drawing
Place Made:
Europe: France
Depicted:
France: Lorraine, Neufchâteau
Date made:
1918
Subject:
Combat Art
Art
World War I Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Military
Art
Bridges
Event:
World War I
ID Number:
AF*25650
Catalog number:
25650
Accession number:
64592
Description:
Crayon (charcoal), watercolor, and gouache on beige card. In this village scene, soldiers on horseback cross a bridge against the backdrop of Neufchateau.
Location:
Currently not on view
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Clearing Out the Road through Mont St. Père

Associated person:
War Department
Artist:
Aylward, William James
Physical Description:
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
gouache (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall (with brown card): 18 1/4 in x 25 3/8 in; 46.355 cm x 64.4525 cm
drawing (beige textured paper only): 17 1/2 in x 23 3/16 in; 44.45 cm x 58.89625 cm
Object Name:
drawing
Place Made:
Europe: France
Depicted:
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
Depicted:
Krass, Peter. Portrait of War: The U.S. Army’s First Combat Artists and the Doughboys’ Experience in WWI
ID Number:
AF*25651
Catalog number:
25651
Accession number:
64592
Description:
Charcoal and gouache on beige textured paper mounted on brown card. The work depicts soldiers clearing rubble off the road that goes through Mont-Saint-Père. The large building that dominates the scene is badly damaged from the war.
Location:
Currently not on view
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National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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Crossing the Pontoon Bridge, Château Thierry

Associated person:
War Department
Artist:
Aylward, William James
Physical Description:
crayon (overall production method/technique)
gouache (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
drawing with brown card: 19 7/8 in x 27 1/2 in; 50.4825 cm x 69.85 cm
drawing without brown card: 17 1/2 in x 26 1/2 in; 44.45 cm x 67.31 cm
Object Name:
drawing
Place Made:
Europe: France
Depicted:
France: Picardie, Château-Thierry
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*25653
Catalog number:
25653
Accession number:
64592
Description:
A mixed media drawing on white textured paper showing a pontoon bridge crossing in Château-Thierry. There are five pontoon boats serving as a base for a temporary bridge. Horse-drawn supply wagons cross the bridge against the backdrop of a village.
Location:
Currently not on view
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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:
Currently not on view
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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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Visitor Tag(s):

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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National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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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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National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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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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Returning Refugees Hattonchatel

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: 20 7/16 in x 25 1/4 in; 51.91125 cm x 64.135 cm
Object Name:
drawing
Place Made:
Europe: France
Depicted:
France: Lorraine, Vigneulles-lès-Hattonchâtel
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*25664
Catalog number:
25664
Accession number:
64592
Description:
Charcoal, ink wash, and gouache drawing on beige textured paper. The work depicts refugees returning to a shell torn village in Hattonchatel, France. Older men, women, children, sheep and a mule laden with clothing gather in front of a severely damaged building. An American soldier is standing in the center of the drawing. In the foreground on the left, a man in dark clothes stands looking at the crowd.
Location:
Currently not on view
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Sniper at Chateau Thierry

Associated person:
War Department
Artist:
Aylward, William James
Physical Description:
charcoal (possibly pastel) (overall production method/technique)
gouache (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
matte (overall material)
Measurements:
overall (with matte): 28 in x 22 in; 71.12 cm x 55.88 cm
drawing itself (without matte): 18 in x 16 15/16 in; 45.72 cm x 43.02125 cm
Object Name:
drawing
Place Made:
Europe: France
Referenced:
France: Picardie, Château-Thierry
Date made:
ca 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*25666
Catalog number:
25666
Accession number:
64592
Description:
Charcoal and gouache drawing on card taped to a white matte. The work depicts an American sniper lying prone on the ground with his Springfield rifle aimed to the right of the picture. A portion of a stone structure, likely a chimney, is behind him. The red tiles in the drawing indicate that he is on the roof of a building.
Location:
Currently not on view
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Street Barricade at Château-Thierry

Associated person:
War Department
Artist:
Aylward, William James
Physical Description:
watercolor (overall production method/technique)
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
gouache (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 22 1/4 in x 27 1/4 in; 56.515 cm x 69.215 cm
drawing: 21 1/4 in x 25 1/4 in; 53.975 cm x 64.135 cm
Object Name:
drawing
Place Made:
Europe: France
Depicted:
France: Picardie, Château-Thierry
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*25667
Catalog number:
25667
Accession number:
64592
Description:
Charcoal, gouache, and watercolor drawing on paper mounted on brown board. The work depicts two American soldiers at a rubble barricade on a street in Château-Thierry, France. The two buildings on either side of the barricade are damaged. Several white buildings are in the background including one with the French word "Coiffeur" written near its roof. The sky is partly cloudy and a plane is flying overhead.
Location:
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Street in Neufchâteau

Associated person:
War Department
Artist:
Aylward, William James
Physical Description:
pastel with crayon (overall production method/technique)
wash (overall production method/technique)
gouache (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 24 1/8 in x 17 15/16 in; 61.2775 cm x 45.56125 cm
Object Name:
drawing
Place Made:
Europe: France
Depicted:
France: Lorraine, Neufchâteau
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*25668
Catalog number:
25668
Accession number:
64592
Description:
Pastel with crayon, wash, and gouache on heavy white card. French village scene with a pastry shop in the foreground.
Location:
Currently not on view
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