Chaumont American Headquarters


Mixed media drawing on paper. The focal point of this view of Chaumont, France is the castle of the Counts of Champagne, which looms over the town in the drawing. Chaumont was the location of the American Expeditionary Force's Headquarters 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: Grand Est, Chaumont

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.25970Catalog Number: 25970Accession Number: 64592

Object Name: sketch

Physical Description: pastels (overall production method/technique)charcoal (overall production method/technique)ink (overall production method/technique)paper (overall material)watercolor (overall production method/technique)Measurements: sketch with frame: 12 9/16 in x 15 11/16 in; 31.90875 cm x 39.84625 cmsketch without frame: 9 1/2 in x 11 15/16 in; 24.13 cm x 30.32125 cm


Record Id: nmah_445698

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