American Observation Post ... Near Verdun ... Handimont

Description
Black and white sketch. A soldier stands at the top of a set of stairs in a shell-torn building. The sketch is done on heavy white card; this is affixed to a larger piece of white cardboard.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
ca 1918
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
maker
Peixotto, Ernest Clifford
Physical Description
pencil (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 18 in x 14 in; 45.72 cm x 35.56 cm
sketch: 13 1/2 in x 10 in; 34.29 cm x 25.4 cm
Place Made
Europe: France
area depicted
France: Lorraine, Verdun
ID Number
AF*25802
catalog number
25802
accession number
64592
subject
Military
Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Art
World War I Art
Combat Art
event
World War I
See more items in
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
World War I Art
Combat 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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