Distant View of Coblenz

Distant View of Coblenz

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Description
A pencil sketch on paper Coblenz, Germany (now known as Koblenz). The Rhine river occupies most of the sketch. On the right bank, there are several buildings, but one tall building stands out on the right edge of the sketch (possibly Basilica St. Kastor).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
1918-12-16
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Smith, J. Andre
place made
Germany
depicted
Germany: Rhineland Palatinate, Koblenz
Physical Description
pencil (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
sketch with frame: 12 5/16 in x 15 9/16 in; 31.27375 cm x 39.52875 cm
sketch without frame: 7 1/2 in x 11 1/4 in; 19.05 cm x 28.575 cm
ID Number
AF.25978
catalog number
25978
accession number
64592
Credit Line
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
World War I
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Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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