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A Street in Baccarat

A Street in Baccarat

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Description
A charcoal and watercolor sketch on paper of Baccarat, France during World War I. Shell-damaged buildings make up this street scene.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
1918-04
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Smith, J. Andre
depicted
France: Grand Est, Baccarat
Physical Description
watercolor (overall production method/technique)
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
sketch with frame: 15 15/16 in x 12 in; 40.48125 cm x 30.48 cm
sketch without frame: 13 1/8 in x 9 1/4 in; 33.3375 cm x 23.495 cm
ID Number
AF.25945
catalog number
25945
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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