American Ration Train Headquarters

Description
Charcoal, crayon, and pastel sketch on heavy cream wove paper. A large farm building, with a breezeway in the center, dominates the sketch. In the left foreground are two horses and a soldier, while on the right, an American soldier stands next to a wagon. A mounted French soldier can be seen through the building's breezeway.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1918-06-18
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Harding, George Matthews
referenced
France: Picardie, Château-Thierry
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
pastel (overall production method/technique)
crayon (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 18 in x 24 in; 45.72 cm x 60.96 cm
ID Number
AF.25733
catalog number
25733
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
Combat Art
Military
Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Art
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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