Encampment at Rebeuville, Troops of the Forty-Second Division

Description
A charcoal and watercolor sketch on paper of a encampment at Rebeuville, France during September of 1918. Some soldiers of the forty-second division of the American Expeditionary Force are pictured here. This division participated in the St. Mihiel offensive, one the final battles of World War I.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
1918-09
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Smith, J. Andre
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
watercolor (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
sketch with frame: 12 1/4 in x 15 11/16 in; 31.115 cm x 39.84625 cm
sketch without frame: 8 in x 12 3/8 in; 20.32 cm x 31.4325 cm
Place Made
Europe: France
depicted
France: Lorraine, Vosges
ID Number
AF*25982
catalog number
25982
accession number
64592
subject
World War I Art
Art
Combat Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Military
Art
event
World War I
See more items in
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
World War I Art
Combat 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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