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Liberated Village in Lorraine

Liberated Village in Lorraine

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Description
Watercolor and pencil sketch on white paper, mounted on thick paper. This sketch shows a busy road in Moselle, a liberated village in Lorraine. The focal point of the sketch are the arches, Jouy-aux-Arches, that run across the street. There are also houses on either side of the street. The arches and the houses have French flags hanging off of them. There are also people walking in the street.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Sketch
date made
1918-11
associated date
1917 - 1918
associated person
War Department
Smith, J. Andre
artist
Smith, J. Andre
referenced
France: Grand Est, D├ępartement de la Moselle
Physical Description
watercolor (overall production method/technique)
pencil (sketch production method/technique)
paper (sketch material)
paper (mat material)
Measurements
overall: 11 3/4 in x 15 1/2 in; 29.845 cm x 39.37 cm
sketch: 7 3/4 in x 11 1/4 in; 19.685 cm x 28.575 cm
ID Number
AF.26010
catalog number
26010
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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