An Old Observation Post at Martincourt

Description
A charcoal and watercolor sketch on paper of an old observation post at Martincourt, France. A small platform, reached by a ladder, sits in the canopy of a tree.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1918-06
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Smith, J. Andre
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
watercolor (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
sketch with frame: 15 15/16 in x 12 in; 40.48125 cm x 30.48 cm
sketch without frame: 12 7/16 in x 9 1/4 in; 31.59125 cm x 23.495 cm
ID Number
AF.25942
catalog number
25942
accession number
64592
Credit Line
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
related event
World War I
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Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
World War I Art
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Military
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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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