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The Road to Essey

The Road to Essey

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Description
Charcoal sketch on white paper. Sketch shows groups of American soldiers marching off into the distance between army motor trucks on a dirt road. The road is surrounded by large dead trees and barbed wire entanglements on either side. Rolling hills and fields in the distance. The sky is very cloudy and dark with observation balloons floating in the distance.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Sketch
date made
1918
artist
Smith, J. Andre
place made
France: Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, Essey
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 17 3/4 in x 17 3/4 in; 45.085 cm x 45.085 cm
ID Number
AF.26080
catalog number
26080
accession number
64592
World War I
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Military
Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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