A Battlefield at Mezy

Description
A pencil and charcoal sketch on paper. Landscape of an area that was part of the Second Battle of the Marne during World War I. A railroad track runs through the center of the sketch, bordered by fields where some of the fighting took place. An inscription at the bottom of the sketch reads, "2nd Battle of the Marne - Railroad Embankment at Mezy - Sector of the 38 Regt."
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1918-08-02
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Smith, J. Andre
depicted
France: Picardie, Aisne
Physical Description
pencil (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7 1/16 in x 12 1/8 in; 17.93875 cm x 30.7975 cm
ID Number
AF.25949
catalog number
25949
accession number
64592
Credit Line
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
related event
World War I
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Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
World War I Art
Combat Art
Military
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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