Houses in Badonviller

Description
Ink wash sketch on heavy white card. Facade of a house showing the effects of recent bombardments. Two soldiers sitting up against a stairway; another soldier stands in the road. The dugout cellar shelter depicted is characteristic of where soldiers lived during the war. A label affixed to the bottom of the sketch reads: "HOUSES IN BADONVILLER/BY E. PEIXOTTO/TRANSFERRED FROM THE WAR DEPARTMENT/2995." This label is glued over another illegible label.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1918-04
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Peixotto, Ernest Clifford
depicted
France: Lorraine, Badonviller
Physical Description
ink wash (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 10 3/8 in x 12 5/8 in; 26.3525 cm x 32.0675 cm
ID Number
AF.25837
catalog number
25837
accession number
64592
Credit Line
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
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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