In the Shelter of the Church, Beaumont


Pencil sketch on white paper, mounted on thick paper. Sketch shows the remains of a destroyed church. While most of the church is gone, large amounts of it are still standing. American and French soldiers stand around the structure. There is a horse and another building to the right of the church, which is in similarly bad shape. There is a tree and more remains of buildings to the left of the church.

Date Made: 1918-10Associated Date: 1917 - 1918

Associated Person: War DepartmentSmith, J. AndreArtist: Smith, J. Andre

Location: Currently not on view

Referenced: France: Normandie, Beaumont-Hague

Related Event: World War I


See more items in: Military and Society: Armed Forces History, Military, Military, 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.26002Catalog Number: 26002Accession Number: 64592

Object Name: Sketch

Physical Description: pencil (sketch production method/technique)paper (sketch material)paper (mount material)Measurements: overall: 12 3/8 in x 15 3/8 in; 31.4325 cm x 39.0525 cmsketch: 7 3/4 in x 11 1/2 in; 19.685 cm x 29.21 cm


Record Id: nmah_445803

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