Mezy and Surrounding Country

Description
Pencil sketch on paper. This landscape depicts the village and surrounding countryside of Mezy, France during World War I. A body of water cuts through the center of the picture. A line of roughly sketched troops marches along a road outside of the village. An inscription on the drawing, below the artist's signature, reads "Battle Field of the Marne - July 15-16 - 1918 - Sector of the 38 Regiment."
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
1918-07-15
1918-07-16
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Smith, J. Andre
Physical Description
pencil (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7 in x 12 3/8 in; 17.78 cm x 31.496 cm
depicted
France
ID Number
AF*26017
catalog number
26017
accession number
64592
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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