Main Street, Varennes

Description
Charcoal and ink wash sketch on white card stock. The center of the village of Varennes is destroyed. A soldier on a motorcycle and several vehicles pass along the main raid through the village.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1918
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Peixotto, Ernest Clifford
depicted
France: Lorraine, Varennes-en-Argonne
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
ink wash (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 14 1/2 in x 21 3/4 in; 36.83 cm x 55.245 cm
ID Number
AF.25845
catalog number
25845
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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