American Troops Supply Train

Description
Gouache and oil on beige paper mounted flush on brown board. The drawing depicts an American supply train during World War I. The drawing shows two buildings with trees in the background. The large building is shell-torn. In the foreground, two supply carts are shown along with several supply bags at front right. An active scene, there are approximately nine soldiers wearing green uniforms standing around, sitting in the cart, and one on horseback. There is another soldier wearing blue on horseback entering from the right.
Object Name
drawing
date made
1918
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Aylward, William James
Physical Description
oil (overall production method/technique)
gouache (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
full one: 19 1/2 in x 26 15/16 in; 49.53 cm x 68.42125 cm
ID Number
AF*25645
catalog number
25645
accession number
64592
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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