German Post of Command

Description
Charcoal sketch on paper. The work depicts a dugout fortified by wood planks. A chair and some other items are just visible under the roof of the dugout. The right side of the sketch shows one of the entry-way walls reinforced with stacked horizontal logs, which are bordered by a vertical post on either side. A label underneath the sketch reads: "GERMAN POST OF COMMAND/Hill 204, July, 1918/BY. E. PEIXOTTO/TRANSFERRED FROM THE WAR DEPARTMENT/2991."
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1918-07
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Peixotto, Ernest Clifford
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
sketch: 12 7/8 in x 10 5/8 in; 32.7025 cm x 26.9875 cm
overall: 17 3/8 in x 14 7/8 in; 44.1325 cm x 37.7825 cm
ID Number
AF*25833
catalog number
25833
accession number
64592
related event
World War I
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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