A Field Hospital on the Road to Château-Thierry


Pencil and watercolor sketch on paper. The work depicts a field hospital near Château-Thierry, France. The field hospital, comprised of a number of white tents, is on the right. An ambulance and several people are in the adjacent road, which runs behind several permanent buildings. Two soldiers are sitting under a tree on the left.

Date Made: 1918Associated Date: 1917-1918

Associated Person: War DepartmentArtist: Smith, J. Andre

Location: Currently not on view

Referenced: France: Hauts-de-France, Château-Thierry

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


Exhibition Location:

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

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AF.25938Catalog Number: 25938Accession 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 in x 15 7/8 in; 25.4 cm x 40.3225 cmsketch without frame: 6 1/16 in x 12 1/8 in; 15.39875 cm x 30.7975 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-79a9-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_445709

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.