First Division Headquarters Kitchen - St. Mihiel Drive

Description
A charcoal and gouache painting on light beige card of the first division headquarters kitchen located on St. Mihiel Drive. The kitchen is in front of a building. There are approximately 27 soldiers in the drawing although most of their faces are not detailed. The soldiers are standing around, eating, resting, or gathering food into their mess kit. There is a tent with the sign "Mud Dog Inn" at left. Rifles are stacked against the building on the right.
Location
Currently on loan
date made
1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Aylward, William James
depicted
France: Lorraine, Saint-Mihiel
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
ID Number
AF.25656
catalog number
25656
accession number
64592
Credit Line
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
related event
World War I
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Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
World War I Art
Combat Art
Military
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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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