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Assembling Locomotives at St. Nazaire

Assembling Locomotives at St. Nazaire

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Description
A charcoal and pastel sketch on paper. This interior scene shows men working on two locomotives. Behind the two machines an open doorway shows smoke emitting from another factory.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
1918-07
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Smith, J. Andre
depicted
France: Pays de la Loire, Saint-Nazaire
Physical Description
pastel (overall production method/technique)
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
sketch with frame: 15 15/16 in x 12 in; 40.48125 cm x 30.48 cm
sketch without frame: 10 in x 8 5/8 in; 25.4 cm x 21.9075 cm
ID Number
AF.25906
catalog number
25906
accession number
64592
Credit Line
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
subject
Locomotives
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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