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Troops Advancing through Seicheprey, St. Mihiel Offensive

Troops Advancing through Seicheprey, St. Mihiel Offensive

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Charcoal and watercolor sketch on paper. The sketch shows a line of American troops advancing, walking from the left to the right. Behind them, past a small field, there is a line of wagons, horses, and possibly artillery pieces moving through the town. In the background are several buildings and low hills. This scene was sketched during the final months of World War I.
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Object Name
date made
Smith, J. Andre
Physical Description
paper (mat board material)
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
watercolor (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
overall: 11 in x 16 in; 27.94 cm x 40.64 cm
sketch: 7 3/16 in x 13 in; 18.25625 cm x 33.02 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
World War I
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
World War I Art
Combat Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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