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Billeting Village Near Neufchateau, Farm Building

Billeting Village Near Neufchateau, Farm Building

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Charcoal, watercolor, and gouache on heavy white card paper. The work depicts a set of buildings on a farm near Neufchâteau, France. The farm buildings are detailed with their bricks, roofs, and chimneys. There is an outline of a road. A building is in the immediate foreground on the left although the entire building is not shown. The sky is partially blue, and there are some trees in the background.
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Object Name
date made
ca 1918
associated person
War Department
Aylward, William James
France: Grand Est, Neufchâteau
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
gouache (overall production method/technique)
watercolor (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall materal)
overall: 17 15/16 in x 21 15/16 in; 45.56125 cm x 55.72125 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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