Chaumont American Headquarters

Description
Mixed media drawing on paper. The focal point of this view of Chaumont, France is the castle of the Counts of Champagne, which looms over the town in the drawing. Chaumont was the location of the American Expeditionary Force's Headquarters 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
pastels (overall production method/technique)
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
ink (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
watercolor (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
sketch with frame: 12 9/16 in x 15 11/16 in; 31.90875 cm x 39.84625 cm
sketch without frame: 9 1/2 in x 11 15/16 in; 24.13 cm x 30.32125 cm
depicted
France: Champagne-Ardenne, Chaumont
ID Number
AF*25970
catalog number
25970
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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