The Church at Nesles

Description
Charcoal, ink wash, and gouache on card. The work depicts a shell-torn church at Nesles, France. In the foreground, an American soldier crouches in front of a stone wall.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1918
date depicted
1918-07-09
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: 18 1/16 in x 23 15/16 in; 45.87875 cm x 60.80125 cm
ID Number
AF.25672 [dup1]
catalog number
25672
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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