Street Corner at Essey


Charcoal sketch on white paper. This work portrays an intersection in the village of Essey, France during World War I. American soldiers and wagons pulled by horses fill the street. In the background, there is a destroyed building whose roof and walls are damaged.

Date Made: 1918-09

Artist: Smith, J. Andre

Location: Currently not on view

Referenced: France: Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, Essey

Related Event: World War I


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Credit Line: War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AF.26054Catalog Number: 26054Accession Number: 64592

Object Name: SketchOther Terms: Sketch; Charcoal

Physical Description: paper (overall material)charcoal (overall production method/technique)Measurements: overall: 18 in x 22 1/2 in; 45.72 cm x 57.15 cm


Record Id: nmah_384035

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