Troops Waiting to Advance at Hattonchâtel - St. Mihiel Drive

Description
Charcoal, ink wash, and gouache on paper. The work depicts a group of American soldiers waiting to advance in Hattonchâtel, France. The soldiers appear at rest--sitting and talking with one another.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
drawing
date made
1918
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 with matte: 27 7/8 in x 26 1/8 in; 70.8025 cm x 66.3575 cm
overall without matte: 24 1/2 in x 22 in; 62.23 cm x 55.88 cm
Place Made
Europe: France
depicted
France: Lorraine, Vigneulles-lès-Hattonchâtel
ID Number
AF*25676
catalog number
25676
accession number
64592
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
See more items in
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
World War I Art
Combat Art
Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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