German Post of Command


Charcoal sketch on paper. The work depicts a dugout fortified by wood planks. A chair and some other items are just visible under the roof of the dugout. The right side of the sketch shows one of the entry-way walls reinforced with stacked horizontal logs, which are bordered by a vertical post on either side. A label underneath the sketch reads: "GERMAN POST OF COMMAND/Hill 204, July, 1918/BY. E. PEIXOTTO/TRANSFERRED FROM THE WAR DEPARTMENT/2991."

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

Associated Person: War DepartmentArtist: Peixotto, Ernest Clifford

Location: Currently not on view

Related 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.25833Catalog Number: 25833Accession Number: 64592

Object Name: sketch

Physical Description: charcoal (overall production method/technique)Measurements: sketch: 12 7/8 in x 10 5/8 in; 32.7025 cm x 26.9875 cmoverall: 17 3/8 in x 14 7/8 in; 44.1325 cm x 37.7825 cm


Record Id: nmah_445246

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