In the Salvage Depot at St. Pierre


A charcoal and watercolor sketch on paper of a salvage depot at St. Pierre, France. Below a backdrop of five large windows, men and women are working in a large open space. The women are mostly engaged in carrying and sorting material. A group of men are on top of a pile of salvage on the left side of the drawing.

Date Made: 1918-07Associated Date: 1917-1918

Associated Person: War DepartmentArtist: Smith, J. Andre

Location: Currently not on view

Depicted: France

Related Event: World War I


See more items in: Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military, Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I, Military, World War I Art, Art, Combat Art, Art


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Credit Line: War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AF.25997Catalog Number: 25997Accession Number: 64592

Object Name: sketch

Physical Description: watercolor (overall production method/technique)charcoal (overall production method/technique)paper (overall material)Measurements: sketch with frame: 11 13/16 in x 16 in; 30.00375 cm x 40.64 cmsketch without frame: 7 11/16 in x 11 3/8 in; 19.52625 cm x 28.8925 cm


Record Id: nmah_445466

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