One of the Locomotive Shops Near St. Nazaire

Description
Charcoal with white crayon drawing on blue-gray paper. The subject of the drawing is the interior of a locomotive shop near St. Nazaire, France during World War I. Several men are working on an engine in the left foreground. Also in the foreground, at the top of the paper, is a hook suspended from the ceiling. Other men, locomotives, and parts are depicted in the background.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
1918
artist
Peixotto, Ernest Clifford
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
crayon (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 16 1/8 in x 14 in; 40.9575 cm x 35.56 cm
drawing: 15 3/8 in x 11 3/4 in; 39.0525 cm x 29.845 cm
Place Made
Europe: France
referenced
France: Pays de la Loire, Saint Nazaire
ID Number
AF*25850
catalog number
25850
accession number
64592
subject
World War I Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Combat Art
Art
Military
Locomotives
Art
See more items in
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
World War I Art
Combat 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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