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Street Barricade at Château-Thierry

Street Barricade at Château-Thierry

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Charcoal, gouache, and watercolor drawing on paper mounted on brown board. The work depicts two American soldiers at a rubble barricade on a street in Château-Thierry, France. The two buildings on either side of the barricade are damaged. Several white buildings are in the background including one with the French word "Coiffeur" written near its roof. The sky is partly cloudy and a plane is flying overhead.
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Object Name
date made
associated person
War Department
Aylward, William James
France: Hauts-de-France, Château-Thierry
Physical Description
watercolor (overall production method/technique)
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
gouache (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
overall: 22 1/4 in x 27 1/4 in; 56.515 cm x 69.215 cm
drawing: 21 1/4 in x 25 1/4 in; 53.975 cm x 64.135 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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