Saumur on the Loire

Description
Pencil and ink wash sketch on white paper. In the background is a large building, in front of which are troops engaging in training. In the left foreground are a group of American soldiers, all wearing the Montana-peak style hat. Next to them is a tripod of some sort. Catalog card indicates that the sketch is of a training school for American artillery officers at Saumur on the Loire.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Peixotto, Ernest Clifford
depicted
France: Pays de la Loire, Saumur
Physical Description
pencil (overall production method/technique)
ink wash (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8 3/4 in x 13 5/8 in; 22.225 cm x 34.6075 cm
ID Number
AF*25862
catalog number
25862
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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