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Montsec, A Street in No Man's Land

Montsec, A Street in No Man's Land

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Description
Charcoal sketch on white paper. Sketch shows the ruins of a village on a hill. Smith calls this village "No Man's Land." There are two soldiers at the top of the hill. The street has multiple holes from shell fire. The buildings have all been destroyed and are now without roofs and walls. Telephone pole at left.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Sketch
date made
1918-09
associated date
1917 - 1918
associated person
War Department
Smith, J. Andre
artist
Smith, J. Andre
referenced
France: Grand Est, Montsec
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 12 1/4 in x 20 in; 31.115 cm x 50.8 cm
ID Number
AF.26016
catalog number
26016
accession number
64592
Credit Line
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
World War I
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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