Temporary Bridge Over the Moselle

Description
Charcoal and ink wash sketch on paper. View of a quickly constructed wooden bridge over a river. On the far bank of the river are several shell-torn buildings that have been braced with supports. Soldiers are walking over the temporary bridge.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Peixotto, Ernest Clifford
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
ink wash (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 20 in x 15 7/8 in; 50.8 cm x 40.3225 cm
depicted
Mosel
ID Number
AF*25866
catalog number
25866
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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