The Moselle at Cochem

Description
Charcoal drawing on paper. The sketch depicts a river (the Moselle) in the foreground; one of its banks can be seen on the left. A hill rises sharply from the river; atop the hill is the rebuilt castle at Cochem. Houses and other buildings line the river, below the castle. A long column of soldiers move along the river's bank.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Peixotto, Ernest Clifford
depicted
Deutschland: Rheinland-Pfalz, Cochem
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 11 1/2 in x 14 in; 29.21 cm x 35.56 cm
ID Number
AF.25882
catalog number
25882
accession number
64592
Credit Line
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
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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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