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Tents and Barracks at Gievres

Tents and Barracks at Gievres

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Description
Mixed media sketch (charcoal, pastel, and likely watercolor and/or gouache) on paper. In the center of the sketch is a stand of tall trees. Tents and other low structures form a line through the drawing. Several soldiers stand among the crop rows. There appear to be several telephone or telegraph poles in the background, behind the tents. These barracks were located at Gievres, France during World War I.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
1918
artist
Smith, J. Andre
depicted
France: Centre-Val de Loire, Gievres
Physical Description
paper (mat board material)
paper (overall material)
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
pastel (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 10 3/4 in x 15 1/8 in; 27.305 cm x 38.4175 cm
sketch: 6 5/8 in x 11 5/8 in; 16.8275 cm x 29.5275 cm
ID Number
AF.26067
catalog number
26067
accession number
64592
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
Military
Art
Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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