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In the St. Mihiel Sector

In the St. Mihiel Sector

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Description
Pencil and watercolor sketch on white paper, mounted on thick paper. The sketch shows a telephone station trench-like structure in the foreground. There is an American soldier standing right outside of the station. Behind them, there are barbed wire fences, and more American soldiers (one of which is one a horse). In the distant background, destroyed structures and fields are visible. Two barrage balloons and two clouds of smoke are floating in the sky above the scene.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Sketch
date made
1918-09-13
1918-09
associated date
1917 - 1918
associated person
War Department
Smith, J. Andre
artist
Smith, J. Andre
referenced
France: Grand Est, Flirey
Physical Description
watercolor (sketch production method/technique)
pencil (sketch production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
paper (sketch material)
Measurements
overall: 12 1/2 in x 16 3/4 in; 31.75 cm x 42.545 cm
sketch: 7 1/4 in x 11 in; 18.415 cm x 27.94 cm
ID Number
AF.26004
catalog number
26004
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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