At the Camouflage Factory in Dijon

Description
A pastel, charcoal, and watercolor sketch on brown paper of a camouflage factory in Dijon, France. An open air building, several women are working on machines sewing cloth in front of a tall stack of brown material rolls. Wooden columns and beams on the roof can be seen. A large brown tarp covers part of the right part and two women are working on a net below the tarp. Cloth in different colors are found on the left. Several buildings can be seen in the distance in the right as well as several people.
Location
Currently on loan
date made
1918-06
associated date
1917 - 1918
associated person
Smith, J A
War Department
Smith, J. Andre
artist
Smith, J. Andre
depicted
France: Bourgogne, Dijon
Physical Description
pastel (overall production method/technique)
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
watercolor (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 9 1/2 in x 11 1/2 in; 24.13 cm x 29.21 cm
ID Number
AF.25912
catalog number
25912
accession number
64592
Credit Line
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
related event
World War I
See more items in
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
Military
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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