Flying Field at Issoudun

Description
A pencil and watercolor sketch on paper of Field Number One at Issoudun, France. The busy airfield depicted here was part of a large training complex for the U.S. Air Service during World War I.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1918-08
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Smith, J. Andre
depicted
France: Centre, Issoudun
Physical Description
watercolor (overall production method/technique)
pencil (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
sketch with frame: 12 11/16 in x 15 7/8 in; 32.22625 cm x 40.3225 cm
sketch without frame: 6 1/2 in x 11 5/8 in; 16.51 cm x 29.5275 cm
ID Number
AF.25984
catalog number
25984
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
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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