Corner in Beaumont

Description
A pencil sketch with touches of watercolor. Two soldiers carrying rifles appear on a road in the town of Beaumont, France during World War I. The large building on the right is badly damaged from the fighting.
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
pencil (overall production method/technique)
crayon (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
sketch with frame: 12 3/8 in x 15 3/8 in; 31.4325 cm x 39.0525 cm
sketch without frame: 7 3/8 in x 12 3/16 in; 18.7325 cm x 30.95625 cm
ID Number
AF*25974
catalog number
25974
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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