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Pencil and watercolor (?) sketch on white paper, mounted on thick paper. Sketch shows a town on a hill. There is a church on top of the hill. There are lots of trees surrounding the town. There is a path and trees on the left, and a field (or body of water?) at the right. There are two people walking down the street in the town.
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Object Name
date made
associated date
1917 - 1918
associated person
War Department
Smith, J. Andre
Smith, J. Andre
Germany: Rhineland Palatinate, Montabaur
Physical Description
pencil (sketch production method/technique)
watercolor (sketch production method/technique)
paper (sketch material)
paper (mount material)
overall: 12 1/2 in x 15 1/4 in; 31.75 cm x 38.735 cm
sketch: 8 1/2 in x 11 1/2 in; 21.59 cm x 29.21 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
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
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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