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Regimental Headquarters Near Chateau Thierry

Regimental Headquarters Near Chateau Thierry

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Description
Charcoal and and brown watercolor sketch on paper. Paper is glued to a larger piece of tan cardboard. Sketch is of a large building and the surrounding fields viewed from a distance. Automobile infront of building. Some sort of aircraft in the sky, above the building.
Label pasted beneath the sketch, on the cardboard mount, reads: "52- In a group of farm buildings at Grand Ballois. Occupied / at the time of my visit (June 27th 1918) by Col. Dorey, / 4th Infantry."
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Sketch
date made
1918
associated date
1917 - 1918
associated person
War Department
Smith, J. Andre
artist
Smith, J. Andre
referenced
France: Hauts-de-France, Château-Thierry
Physical Description
watercolor (overall production method/technique)
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 10 in x 16 in; 25.4 cm x 40.64 cm
overall: 4 1/2 in x 12 3/8 in; 11.43 cm x 31.4325 cm
ID Number
AF.26043
catalog number
26043
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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