A pencil and watercolor sketch on paper of a view of Chaumont, France. The twin spires belong to the Basilique St. Jean Baptiste (Basilica of John the Baptist). The right of the spires, atop a hill, is the remains of the castle of the Counts of Champagne.

Date Made: 1918-03-23Associated 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


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

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AF.25966Catalog Number: 25966Accession Number: 64592

Object Name: sketch

Physical Description: pencil (overall production method/technique)watercolor (overall production method/technique)paper (overall material)Measurements: sketch with frame: 12 in x 15 3/16 in; 30.48 cm x 38.57625 cmsketch without frame: 8 3/16 in x 11 1/4 in; 20.79625 cm x 28.575 cm


Record Id: nmah_445702

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