Mezy and Surrounding Country


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."

Date Made: 1918-07-151918-07-16Associated Date: 1917-1918

Associated Person: War DepartmentArtist: Smith, J. Andre

Location: Currently not on view

Depicted: France

Related Event: World War I


See more items in: Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military, Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I, Military, World War I Art, Art, Combat Art, Art


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

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AF.26017Catalog Number: 26017Accession Number: 64592

Object Name: sketch

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


Record Id: nmah_445816

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