Troops Leaving Esnes

Description
Mixed media sketch on paper. In the sketch, a column of troops advances down a road that runs from the left background to the right foreground. The landscape behind the troops shows the effects of the war. A piece of equipment appears to be stuck on the side of the road on the left side of the sketch.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
1918-09-26
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Peixotto, Ernest Clifford
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 24 in x 30 in; 60.96 cm x 76.2 cm
sketch: 17 1/2 in x 24 1/2 in; 44.45 cm x 62.23 cm
depicted region/arrondissement
France: Nord-Pas-de-Calais, Cambrai
ID Number
AF*25892
catalog number
25892
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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