After the Battle of Charteves


Charcoal and ink wash sketch on white paper. The work depicts a damaged village in the aftermath of the Battle of Charteves. A shell-torn church and a number of smaller shell-torn buildings make up the village. A man, possibly a soldier, is in the street in the right foreground.

Date Made: 1918-07Associated Date: 1917-1918

Associated Person: War DepartmentArtist: Peixotto, Ernest Clifford

Location: Currently not on view

Depicted: France: Picardy

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.25800Catalog Number: 25800Accession Number: 64592

Object Name: sketch

Physical Description: ink wash (overall production method/technique)charcoal (overall production method/technique)paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 12 1/4 in x 20 in; 31.115 cm x 50.8 cm


Record Id: nmah_445098

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