The Crossroads, Buzancy

Description
Ink wash sketch on white card stock. The drawing depicts a street corner at a crossroads in Buzancy, France. Buildings line the street in front of a tall church steeple in the background. The street is lined with business signs; an English one reads: "American Postal [illegible] Station." The other signs are in different languages.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
1918
artist
Peixotto, Ernest Clifford
Physical Description
ink wash (overall production method/technique)
card stock (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 14 1/2 in x 20 1/2 in; 36.83 cm x 52.07 cm
Place Made
Europe: France
ID Number
AF*25874
catalog number
25874
accession number
64592
64592
subject
World War I Art
Combat Art
Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Military
Art
event
World War I
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Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
World War I Art
Combat 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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