General View of the Great Yards at Is-Sur-Tille


Pencil and crayon sketch on paper. The work is a view of the railroad yards at Is-sur-Tille, France. Long, low buildings are depicted in the middle ground. Divisional files indicate that the artist noted "Fifty miles of railroad track, combined with barracks and warehouses, cover several square miles in this area."

Date Made: ca 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: RailroadsRelated 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.25829Catalog Number: 25829Accession Number: 64592

Object Name: sketch

Physical Description: pencil (overall production method/technique)Measurements: overall: 10 3/16 in x 13 in; 25.87625 cm x 33.02 cm


Record Id: nmah_445250

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