Houses in Badonviller


Ink wash sketch on heavy white card. Facade of a house showing the effects of recent bombardments. Two soldiers sitting up against a stairway; another soldier stands in the road. The dugout cellar shelter depicted is characteristic of where soldiers lived during the war. A label affixed to the bottom of the sketch reads: "HOUSES IN BADONVILLER/BY E. PEIXOTTO/TRANSFERRED FROM THE WAR DEPARTMENT/2995." This label is glued over another illegible label.

Date Made: 1918-04Associated Date: 1917-1918

Associated Person: War DepartmentArtist: Peixotto, Ernest Clifford

Location: Currently not on view

Depicted: France: Grand Est, Badonviller

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.25837Catalog Number: 25837Accession Number: 64592

Object Name: sketch

Physical Description: ink wash (overall production method/technique)Measurements: overall: 10 3/8 in x 12 5/8 in; 26.3525 cm x 32.0675 cm


Record Id: nmah_445107

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