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At Charteves

At Charteves

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Description
A pencil and watercolor sketch on paper of a shell torn church at Charteves. In the center of the sketch is a church which has been destroyed by shell fire.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
1918-08
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Smith, J. Andre
depicted
France
Physical Description
pencil (overall production method/technique)
watercolor (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
sketch with frame: 10 3/4 in x 14 5/8 in; 27.305 cm x 37.1475 cm
sketch without frame: 7 1/8 in x 11 1/2 in; 18.0975 cm x 29.21 cm
ID Number
AF.25943
catalog number
25943
accession number
64592
Credit Line
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
subject
Church
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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