Headquarters of the American Army Schools

Description
Ink wash and pencil sketch on paper. The work depicts a large, stately home in Langres, France which was converted to the Headquarters of the American Army Schools during World War I. An automobile is in the drive and a man is walking up stairs to the entrance of the building.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
1918-06
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Peixotto, Ernest Clifford
Physical Description
ink wash (overall production method/technique)
pencil (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 10 1/4 in x 13 1/4 in; 26.035 cm x 33.655 cm
Place Made
Europe: France
depicted
France: Champagne-Ardenne, Langres
ID Number
AF*25836
catalog number
25836
accession number
64592
subject
World War I Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Combat Art
Art
Architecture, Historic Residences
Military
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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