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Ruined Chateau, Village of Eix

Ruined Chateau, Village of Eix

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Description
Charcoal sketch on illustration board of a ruined chateau in the village of Eix in France. The house is shell-torn, with several large holes in the roof and walls. The chateau is surrounded by shell damaged trees and a ruined brick wall. According to the title card affixed to the drawing, the chateau was once the headquarters of the Crown Prince.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
1918
associated date
1917 - 1918
associated person
War Department
Morgan, Wallace
artist
Morgan, Wallace
place made
France
depicted
France: Grand Est, D├ępartement de la Meuse
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
illustration board (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 11 5/8 in x 12 1/8 in; 29.5275 cm x 30.7975 cm
ID Number
AF.25780
catalog number
25780
accession number
64592
Credit Line
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
subject
Architecture, Historic Residences
World War I
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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