Roadside Blacksmith Near the Lines, Sanzey

Description
Pencil sketch with some ink wash. A road runs through the sketch; people, horses, vehicles, and a motorcycle occupy the road. Behind the road is a row of low buildings. At left is a blacksmith shop. In front of the shop are two soldiers shoeing a horse. Chickens and two children in foreground. Sketch is mounted to a larger piece of cardboard.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1918
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
maker
Morgan, Wallace
Physical Description
pencil (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 18 in x 23 3/4 in; 45.72 cm x 60.325 cm
sketch: 14 in x 19 3/8 in; 35.56 cm x 49.2125 cm
ID Number
AF.25779
catalog number
25779
accession number
64592
Credit Line
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
subject
Blacksmithing
related event
World War I
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Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
World War I Art
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Military
Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Art
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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