A Billet at Rambucourt

Description
Pencil and watercolor sketch on paper. The work depicts an American billet at Rambucourt, France during World War I. The sketch shows a large shell-torn building in use as a barracks for soldiers. The roof of the building is partially collapsing over an exposed section of the building. Soldiers are standing outside the building.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
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: 12 3/4 in x 15 1/2 in; 32.385 cm x 39.37 cm
sketch without frame: 7 3/8 in x 11 9/16 in; 18.7325 cm x 29.36875 cm
ID Number
AF*25931
catalog number
25931
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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