Camouflaged Barracks for Colored Troops, Airing the Bedding on Sunday


Ink wash sketch of African-American troops and small camouflaged buildings. The soldiers are moving about the buildings, carrying mattresses. Sketch done on heavy white paper.

Date Made: 1918Associated Date: 1917-1918

Associated Person: War DepartmentArtist: Peixotto, Ernest Clifford

Location: Currently not on view

Depicted: France: Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, Is-sur-Tille

Subject: African AmericanRelated Event: World War I


See more items in: Military and Society: Armed Forces History, Military, Military, Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I, World War I Art, Art, Combat Art, 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.25815Catalog Number: 25815Accession Number: 64592

Object Name: sketch

Physical Description: ink wash (overall production method/technique)Measurements: overall: 9 1/2 in x 13 1/4 in; 24.13 cm x 33.655 cm


Record Id: nmah_445039

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