The Main Street in Sanzey

Brush and ink wash sketch with touches of graphite. Sketch depicts a road leading through a village. A church with a large steeple dominates the scene. Troops with horses and a wagon are on the right, lined up against the building. Smaller buildings and a water trough are on the left. Down the road, a mounted soldier's horse rears in front of a man and small child. The sketch is executed on white wove paper mounted on beige card that has been ruled with decorative graphite lines.
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
ca 1918
associated date
associated person
War Department
Duncan, Walter Jack
Physical Description
ink wash (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
overall: 12 in x 13 3/8 in; 30.48 cm x 33.9725 cm
sketch: 9 1/2 in x 11 3/8 in; 24.13 cm x 28.8925 cm
Place Made
Europe: France
arrondissement where Sanzey is located
France: Lorraine, Toul
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
World War I Art
Combat Art
World War I
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Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
World War I Art
Combat 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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