German Dugouts, Cheppy

Description
Charcoal sketch on paper. The work depicts German dugouts near Cheppy, France during World War I. A wooden beam structure frames the foreground. Through the beams is an elaborately constructed trench with brick or stone wall and a series of doors.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
ca 1918
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Peixotto, Ernest Clifford
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 14 1/4 in x 19 7/8 in; 36.195 cm x 50.4825 cm
sketch: 13 1/4 in x 19 1/4 in; 33.655 cm x 48.895 cm
depicted
France
ID Number
AF*25830
catalog number
25830
accession number
64592
related event
World War I
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Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
World War I Art
Combat Art
Military
Art
Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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