A Major's Dugout in Belleau Wood

Description
Charcoal sketch on paper showing a dugout in Belleau wood. Three sides of rectangular cell are depicted; a pallet appears on the right with other objects on the floor. A label attached to the cardboard mount reads: "A MAJOR'S DUGOUT IN BELLEAU WOOD/June, 1918/BY E. PEIXOTTO/TRANSFERRED FROM THE WAR DEPARTMENT/2954."
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1918-06
associated date
1918-06
associated person
War Department
maker
Peixotto, Ernest Clifford
depicted
France: Picardie, Bois de Belleau
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
paper: 12 1/2 in x 10 3/4 in; 31.75 cm x 27.305 cm
mount: 17 3/8 in x 15 1/2 in; 44.1325 cm x 39.37 cm
ID Number
AF.25796
catalog number
25796
accession number
64592
Credit Line
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
subject
Battle Scenes
related event
World War I
Battle of Belleau Wood, 1918
See more items in
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
World War I Art
Combat Art
Military
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Art
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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