A Regiment Stops for Mess

Description
Pencil, charcoal, and watercolor sketch on paper. In this scene from the First World War, a regiment of soldiers stops for mess at Pagny-sur-Meuse, France. A large group of soldiers is assembled outdoors of what appears to be a complex of farm buildings.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
1918-06
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Smith, J. Andre
Physical Description
watercolor (overall production method/technique)
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
pencil (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
sketch with frame: 11 11/16 in x 15 3/4 in; 29.68625 cm x 40.005 cm
sketch without frame: 7 1/2 in x 11 7/8 in; 19.05 cm x 30.1625 cm
Place Made
Europe: France
ID Number
AF*25915
catalog number
25915
accession number
64592
subject
World War I Art
Combat Art
Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Military
Art
event
World War I
See more items in
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
World War I Art
Combat Art
Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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