A Major's Dugout in Belleau Wood


Charcoal sketch on paper showing a dugout in Belleau wood. Three sides of rectangular cell are depicted; a pallet appears on the right with other objects on the floor. A label attached to the cardboard mount reads: "A MAJOR'S DUGOUT IN BELLEAU WOOD/June, 1918/BY E. PEIXOTTO/TRANSFERRED FROM THE WAR DEPARTMENT/2954."

Date Made: 1918-06Associated Date: 1918-06

Associated Person: War DepartmentMaker: Peixotto, Ernest Clifford

Location: Currently not on view

Depicted: France: Hauts-de-France, Belleau, Bois de

Related Event: World War IBattle of Belleau Wood, 1918

Subject: Battle Scenes

See more items in: Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military, Military, Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I, World War I Art, Art, Combat Art


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

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AF.25796Catalog Number: 25796Accession Number: 64592

Object Name: sketch

Physical Description: charcoal (overall production method/technique)Measurements: paper: 12 1/2 in x 10 3/4 in; 31.75 cm x 27.305 cmmount: 17 3/8 in x 15 1/2 in; 44.1325 cm x 39.37 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-6f67-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_445032

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