A General View of Base Hospital No. 16, at Bazoilles

A General View of Base Hospital No. 16, at Bazoilles

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Pencil and watercolor sketch on paper mounted on brown card. The subject of the drawing is Base Hospital No. 16, at Bazoilles-sur-Meuse, France, during World War I. The perspective is from a northeast position looking southwest toward two sets of hospital buildings on opposite sides of the river. The hospital complex on the right is composed of tents and barracks set up in orderly rows in front of a grove of trees. Several town buildings are in the center of the work including a tower which might be the steeple of a church.
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War Department
Smith, J. Andre
Physical Description
pencil (overall production method/technique)
watercolor (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
sketch with frame: 10 13/16 in x 15 3/4 in; 27.46375 cm x 40.005 cm
sketch without frame: 5 7/16 in x 12 1/16 in; 13.81125 cm x 30.63875 cm
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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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