In the Salvage Depot at St. Pierre

Description
A charcoal and watercolor sketch on paper of a salvage depot at St. Pierre, France. Below a backdrop of five large windows, men and women are working in a large open space. The women are mostly engaged in carrying and sorting material. A group of men are on top of a pile of salvage on the left side of the drawing.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1918-07
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Smith, J. Andre
depicted
France
Physical Description
watercolor (overall production method/technique)
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
sketch with frame: 11 13/16 in x 16 in; 30.00375 cm x 40.64 cm
sketch without frame: 7 11/16 in x 11 3/8 in; 19.52625 cm x 28.8925 cm
ID Number
AF.25997
catalog number
25997
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
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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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