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Guns and Locomotives in a Shop at St. Nazaire

Guns and Locomotives in a Shop at St. Nazaire

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Description
A pencil sketch on paper of a shop in St. Nazaire, France that manufactures artillery pieces and locomotives for the war. Two men stand in the center of a large building, surrounded by equipment.
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
pencil (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
sketch with frame: 11 9/16 in x 15 15/16 in; 29.36875 cm x 40.48125 cm
sketch without frame: 8 15/16 in x 10 3/4 in; 22.70125 cm x 27.305 cm
ID Number
AF.25987
catalog number
25987
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
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Military
World War I Art
Art
Combat Art
Art
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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