Clearing Out the Road through Mont St. Père

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
date made
1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Aylward, William James
depicted
France
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
ID Number
AF.25651
catalog number
25651
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
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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