Locomotive Repair Shop, Nevers

Description
Charcoal sketch on brown paper. The work depicts the interior of a locomotive repair shop in Nevers, France during World War I. The shop is in a large, arch-roofed building lit by a large arched window at the rear. Men are working among locomotives and equipment.
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: 13 1/4 in x 19 in; 33.655 cm x 48.26 cm
sketch: 12 1/4 in x 18 1/2 in; 31.115 cm x 46.99 cm
referenced
France: Bourgogne, Nevers
ID Number
AF*25841
catalog number
25841
accession number
64592
subject
Locomotives
related event
World War I
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Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
World War I Art
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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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