Field No 1, Issoudun

Description
A pencil and watercolor sketch on paper of an airfield at Issoudun, France. On the right is a line of grounded airplanes; many airplanes are also flying above the field. On the left is a row of hangars. This field is part of the Third Aviation Instruction Center, the U.S. Air Service's largest training base in Europe during World War I.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
ca 1918
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Smith, J. Andre
Physical Description
pencil (overall production method/technique)
watercolor (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
sketch with frame: 10 3/4 in x 15 1/4 in; 27.305 cm x 38.735 cm
sketch without frame: 5 9/16 in x 11 1/4 in; 14.12875 cm x 28.575 cm
depicted
France: Centre, Issoudun
ID Number
AF*25983
catalog number
25983
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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