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Gateway to the Front, Rambucourt

Gateway to the Front, Rambucourt

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Description
A charcoal sketch on white card of a gateway to the front at Rambucourt, France. The scene is sketched from inside a shelter (possibly a barn). Several soldiers are seen on the right side sitting at tables. Two soldiers are sitting down in the center foreground with two soldiers in the background and another one in the left. A winding trench is seen in the center part of the sketch with a wooden plank over the trench serving as a bridge. Buildings can be seen in the background including a wall of a building on the left with an open doorway. The roof of the shelter along with a wired fence on the top with leaves and/or branches coving it.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Sketch
date made
ca 1918
associated date
1917 - 1918
associated person
War Department
Smith, J. Andre
maker
Smith, J. Andre
depicted
France
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 18 3/4 in x 24 1/8 in; 47.625 cm x 61.2775 cm
ID Number
AF.25993
catalog number
25993
accession number
64592
Credit Line
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
World War I
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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