American Ration Train Headquarters


Charcoal, crayon, and pastel sketch on heavy cream wove paper. A large farm building, with a breezeway in the center, dominates the sketch. In the left foreground are two horses and a soldier, while on the right, an American soldier stands next to a wagon. A mounted French soldier can be seen through the building's breezeway.

Date Made: 1918-06-18Associated Date: 1917-1918

Associated Person: War DepartmentArtist: Harding, George Matthews

Location: Currently not on view

Referenced: France: Hauts-de-France, Ch√Ęteau-Thierry

Related Event: World War I


See more items in: Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military, Military, Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I, 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.25733Catalog Number: 25733Accession Number: 64592

Object Name: painting

Physical Description: charcoal (overall production method/technique)pastel (overall production method/technique)crayon (overall production method/technique)paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 18 in x 24 in; 45.72 cm x 60.96 cm


Record Id: nmah_448003

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