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.
Location
Currently on loan
Object Name
sketch
date made
1918
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
artist
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
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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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