The Bridge at Château Thierry

Description
Pencil and ink wash sketch on paper. In the foreground, a damaged bridge extends halfway across a river. Soldiers in the river are repairing the bridge. In the background, buildings line the far bank of the river.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
1918-07
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Peixotto, Ernest Clifford
Physical Description
ink wash, pencil, charcoal (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 22 in x 30 in; 55.88 cm x 76.2 cm
sketch: 15 5/8 in x 21 3/4 in; 39.6875 cm x 55.245 cm
depicted
France: Picardie, Château-Thierry
ID Number
AF*25876
catalog number
25876
accession number
64592
related event
World War I
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Art
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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