Men of the 32nd in the Court of the Abbey Echternach

Description
Charcoal and ink wash drawing on paper. The drawing depicts the soldiers of the US Army 32nd Infantry Division gathered in the court of the Abbey Echternach, in German-occupied Luxembourg, during World War I. The work shows a square bordered by a large church and several other buildings. The church is the Abbey of Echternach, a Benedictine monastery in the city of Echternach, in eastern Luxembourg.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1918
artist
Peixotto, Ernest Clifford
depicted
Luxembourg: Grevenmacher, District de, Echternach
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
ink wash (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 14 1/2 in x 20 3/4 in; 36.83 cm x 52.705 cm
ID Number
AF.25879
catalog number
25879
accession number
64592
Credit Line
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
related event
World War I
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Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
World War I Art
Combat Art
Military
Art
Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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