A Forced Landing Near Neufchâteau

Description
Charcoal on white paper. This sketch depicts an aviator and pilot standing on an overturned Breguet reconnaissance plane, probably a Breguet 14. The two men are reading a map. The plane's underside has camouflage and what appear to be French roundels on its wings. There is a line of trees in the background at left and a village in the background at right.
Location
Currently on loan
date made
1918
associated date
1917 - 1918
associated person
Townsend, Harry
War Department
Townsend, Harry
artist
Townsend, Harry
place made
France: Lorraine, Neufchâteau
referenced
France: Lorraine, Neufchâteau
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 17 in x 23 in; 43.18 cm x 58.42 cm
ID Number
AF.26097
catalog number
26097
accession number
64592
Credit Line
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
related event
World War I
See more items in
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
Military
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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