Camouflaged Barracks for Colored Troops, Airing the Bedding on Sunday

Description
Ink wash sketch of African-American troops and small camouflaged buildings. The soldiers are moving about the buildings, carrying mattresses. Sketch done on heavy white paper.
Object Name
sketch
date made
1918
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
maker
Peixotto, Ernest Clifford
Physical Description
ink wash (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 9 1/2 in x 13 1/4 in; 24.13 cm x 33.655 cm
depicted
France: Bourgogne, Is-sur-Tille
ID Number
AF*25815
catalog number
25815
accession number
64592
subject
African American
related event
World War I
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Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
World War I Art
Combat Art
Military
Art
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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