A View of Headquarters and Chaumont

A View of Headquarters and Chaumont

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Description
Pencil and watercolor sketch on paper. The work depicts the city of Chaumont, France, the site of the American Expeditionary Force headquarters during World War I. A stream and an open field dotted with trees in the foreground leads to a bluff, topped with buildings, in the background.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
1918-03-23
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Smith, J. Andre
depicted
France: Grand Est, Chaumont
Physical Description
pencil (overall production method/technique)
watercolor (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
sketch with frame: 11 1/4 in x 15 3/8 in; 28.575 cm x 39.0525 cm
sketch without frame: 6 13/16 in x 11 5/8 in; 17.30375 cm x 29.5275 cm
ID Number
AF.25917
catalog number
25917
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
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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