Lining up Before the Commissary, Cochem

Description
Charcoal and ink wash sketch on paper. The work depicts a street leading through the town of Cohcem, Germany at the end of World War I. Soldiers are lined up in the street outside of the Commissary. A tall building with a spire is visible in the background.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
1918
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Peixotto, Ernest Clifford
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
ink wash (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 13 3/4 in x 10 1/4 in; 34.925 cm x 26.035 cm
depicted
Deutschland: Rheinland-Pfalz, Cochem
ID Number
AF*25840
catalog number
25840
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
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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