A Repair Shop at Issoudun

Description
Pencil and crayon drawing on paper. The work depicts the interior of an airplane repair shop at Issoudun, France during World War I. Men are working on disassembled airplanes. A piece of an engine or airplane body is suspended in the ceiling above the overhead beams.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
drawing
date made
1918
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
drawing with frame: 11 1/2 in x 13 3/4 in; 29.21 cm x 34.925 cm
drawing without frame: 8 in x 10 1/4 in; 20.32 cm x 26.035 cm
depicted
France: Centre, Issoudun
ID Number
AF*25924
catalog number
25924
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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