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Pathway to Peace

Pathway to Peace

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Description
Charcoal sketch on paper. This somber scene of soldiers picking through the ruins of a village church was a familiar one to the American forces fighting in France during World War I. The artwork's title, Pathway to Peace, is an ironic nod to the devastation of the conflict.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Sketch
date made
1918
artist
Smith, J. Andre
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 18 in x 22 1/2 in; 45.72 cm x 57.15 cm
ID Number
AF.26032
catalog number
26032
accession number
64592
Credit Line
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
World War I
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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