In Château Thierry sector showing service bridges destroyed by retreating enemy forces, N.W. Villers-en-Prayers

A work made of gelatin silver print, from loose-leaf album of aerial photographs from the photographic section, air service, american expeditionary forces, world war i.
© 2018 The Estate of Edward Steichen/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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  • A work made of gelatin silver print, from loose-leaf album of aerial photographs from the photographic section, air service, american expeditionary forces, world war i.

Date:

September 7, 1918

Artist:

Photographic Section, U.S. Air Service, American Expeditionary Forces (AEF)
and Major Edward J. Steichen, A.S.A. (American, born Luxembourg, 1879–1973)

About this artwork

For more on Edward Steichen’s work in the Art Institute’s collection visit the website: Edward Steichen’s World War I Years.

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Photography

Artist

Edward Steichen

Title

In Château Thierry sector showing service bridges destroyed by retreating enemy forces, N.W. Villers-en-Prayers

Origin

United States

Date

1918

Medium

Gelatin silver print, from loose-leaf album of aerial photographs from the Photographic Section, Air Service, American Expeditionary Forces, World War I

Dimensions

16.5 × 21 cm (image); 17.4 × 23.4 cm (paper); 24.4 × 31.5 cm (album page)

Credit Line

Gift of William Kistler

Reference Number

1977.683

Copyright

© 2018 The Estate of Edward Steichen/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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