The Ammonia Compressor at the Great Ice Plant, Gievres

Description
Charcoal drawing on paper. The focal point of the drawing is a large machine. The drawing is framed by a pipeline on the left. On the right, in the background, are a set of stairs and more equipment. The catalog card reads: "The entire plant, one of the largest in existence, was brought over and constructed by Americans."
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1918-07
associated person
War Department
artist
Peixotto, Ernest Clifford
referenced
France: Centre, Gièvres
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 16 1/4 in x 13 3/8 in; 41.275 cm x 33.9725 cm
ID Number
AF.25867
catalog number
25867
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
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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