Distant View of Beaumont

Description
A pen and watercolor drawing on paper of Beaumont, France near the end of World War I. The scene is a landscape where most of the foreground is grass, with exception of a barbed wired fence running through the field. Partially destroyed church in the background.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
1918-10
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Smith, J. Andre
Physical Description
ink (overall production method/technique)
watercolor (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
sketch with frame: 12 1/8 in x 15 1/8 in; 30.7975 cm x 38.4175 cm
sketch without frame: 7 3/8 in x 11 9/16 in; 18.7325 cm x 29.36875 cm
depicted
France
ID Number
AF*25979
catalog number
25979
accession number
64592
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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