A View of Headquarters and Chaumont


Pencil and watercolor sketch on paper. The work depicts the city of Chaumont, France, the site of the American Expeditionary Force headquarters during World War I. A stream and an open field dotted with trees in the foreground leads to a bluff, topped with buildings, in the background.

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


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.25917Catalog Number: 25917Accession Number: 64592

Object Name: sketch

Physical Description: pencil (overall production method/technique)watercolor (overall production method/technique)paper (overall material)Measurements: sketch with frame: 11 1/4 in x 15 3/8 in; 28.575 cm x 39.0525 cmsketch without frame: 6 13/16 in x 11 5/8 in; 17.30375 cm x 29.5275 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-7441-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_445753

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