Archie Sweetman Self-Portrait

Self-portrait of PFC Archie Sweetman

Self-portrait of PFC Archie Sweetman. The signature “Sweetman of South Boston” in pencil still remains. Sweetman, of Company E, 101st Infantry Regiment, in the famed 26th “Yankee Division,” spent six weeks underground in February/March 1918. After the war he became a successful artist. He graduated from the Massachusetts College of Art in Boston in 1993 at age 98.