Field No 1, Issoudun


A pencil and watercolor sketch on paper of an airfield at Issoudun, France. On the right is a line of grounded airplanes; many airplanes are also flying above the field. On the left is a row of hangars. This field is part of the Third Aviation Instruction Center, the U.S. Air Service's largest training base in Europe during World War I.

Date Made: ca 1918Associated Date: 1917-1918

Associated Person: War DepartmentArtist: Smith, J. Andre

Location: Currently not on view

Depicted: France: Centre-Val de Loire, Issoudun

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.25983Catalog Number: 25983Accession Number: 64592

Object Name: sketch

Physical Description: pencil (overall production method/technique)watercolor (overall production method/technique)paper (overall material)Measurements: sketch with frame: 10 3/4 in x 15 1/4 in; 27.305 cm x 38.735 cmsketch without frame: 5 9/16 in x 11 1/4 in; 14.12875 cm x 28.575 cm


Record Id: nmah_445685

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