Dun-Sur-Meuse

Description
Charcoal and ink wash sketch on paper. Troops and army trucks pass over a small bridge. A sign posted on the bridge reads "Langsam Fahren" or "Drive Slowly". A large building sits atop a hill in the background of the scene. Buildings line the road on the right side of the sketch.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
ca 1918
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
maker
Peixotto, Ernest Clifford
Physical Description
ink wash (overall production method/technique)
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 15 1/4 in x 19 1/2 in; 38.735 cm x 49.53 cm
depicted
France: Lorraine, Dun-sur-Meuse
ID Number
AF*25823
catalog number
25823
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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