Headquarters of the American Army Schools


Ink wash and pencil sketch on paper. The work depicts a large, stately home in Langres, France which was converted to the Headquarters of the American Army Schools during World War I. An automobile is in the drive and a man is walking up stairs to the entrance of the building.

Date Made: 1918-06Associated Date: 1917-1918

Associated Person: War DepartmentArtist: Peixotto, Ernest Clifford

Location: Currently not on view

Depicted: France: Grand Est, Langres

Depicted: Architecture, Historic ResidencesRelated Event: World War I


See more items in: Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military, Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I, Military, 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.25836Catalog Number: 25836Accession Number: 64592

Object Name: sketch

Physical Description: ink wash (overall production method/technique)pencil (overall production method/technique)paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 10 1/4 in x 13 1/4 in; 26.035 cm x 33.655 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-7312-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_445108

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