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In the Shelter of the Church, Beaumont

In the Shelter of the Church, Beaumont

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Description
Pencil sketch on white paper, mounted on thick paper. Sketch shows the remains of a destroyed church. While most of the church is gone, large amounts of it are still standing. American and French soldiers stand around the structure. There is a horse and another building to the right of the church, which is in similarly bad shape. There is a tree and more remains of buildings to the left of the church.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Sketch
date made
1918-10
associated date
1917 - 1918
associated person
War Department
Smith, J. Andre
artist
Smith, J. Andre
referenced
France: Normandie, Beaumont-Hague
Physical Description
pencil (sketch production method/technique)
paper (sketch material)
paper (mount material)
Measurements
overall: 12 3/8 in x 15 3/8 in; 31.4325 cm x 39.0525 cm
sketch: 7 3/4 in x 11 1/2 in; 19.685 cm x 29.21 cm
ID Number
AF.26002
catalog number
26002
accession number
64592
Credit Line
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
World War I
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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