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Associated person:
War Department  Search this
Smith, J. Andre  Search this
Maker:
Smith, J. Andre  Search this
Physical Description:
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 18 3/4 in x 24 1/8 in; 47.625 cm x 61.2775 cm
Object Name:
Sketch
Depicted:
France
Date made:
ca 1918
Associated date:
1917 - 1918
Description:
A charcoal sketch on white card of a gateway to the front at Rambucourt, France. The scene is sketched from inside a shelter (possibly a barn). Several soldiers are seen on the right side sitting at tables. Two soldiers are sitting down in the center foreground with two soldiers in the background and another one in the left. A winding trench is seen in the center part of the sketch with a wooden plank over the trench serving as a bridge. Buildings can be seen in the background including a wall of a building on the left with an open doorway. The roof of the shelter along with a wired fence on the top with leaves and/or branches coving it.
Location:
Currently not on view
Related event:
World War I  Search this
Credit Line:
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
ID Number:
AF.25993
Catalog number:
25993
Accession number:
64592
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Military
Art
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-77cd-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_445469