A Lock in the Rhone Canal


Ink wash sketch on white paper. The work depicts a lock on the Rhone Canal in German Alsace. A German village is visible on the left. A Chauchat gun emplacement manned by two allied soldiers is on the right.

Date Made: ca 1918Associated Date: 1917-1918

Associated Person: War DepartmentArtist: Peixotto, Ernest Clifford

Location: Currently not on view

Depicted: Alsace

Related Event: World War I


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Credit Line: War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AF.25795Catalog Number: 25795Accession Number: 64592

Object Name: sketch

Physical Description: ink wash (overall production method/technique)paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 13 7/8 in x 14 3/4 in; 35.2425 cm x 37.465 cmdrawing: 9 3/4 in x 13 in; 24.765 cm x 33.02 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-e139-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_445031

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