American Troops Parading Down Avenue President Wilson

Description
Ink wash sketch. American troops marching in a square in the city. A statue of George Washington is in the center of the sketch; Washington is mounted on a horse and has his sword raised in the air. Large buildings and trees in background. Sketch is on white card, which is mounted to a larger piece of heavy cardboard. Also affixed to the cardboard backing is a label that reads: "AMERICAN TROOPS PARADING DOWN/AVENUE PRESIDENT WILSON/Paris, July 4, 1918/BY E. PEIXOTTO/TRANSFERRED FROM THE WAR DEPARTMENT/2964."
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
1918-07-04
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Peixotto, Ernest Clifford
Physical Description
ink wash (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
sketch: 10 1/4 in x 13 1/4 in; 26.035 cm x 33.655 cm
overall: 12 3/8 in x 14 1/2 in; 31.4325 cm x 36.83 cm
depicted
France: Île-de-France, Paris
ID Number
AF*25806
catalog number
25806
accession number
64592
related event
World War I
See more items in
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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