General Pershing Entering St. Mihiel

Description:

Charcoal sketch with ink wash. The work depicts General Pershing greeting crowds of people in a square in Saint-Mihiel, France. Behind the general is a line of French soldiers, both mounted and on foot, in formation.

Date Made: 1918-09Associated Date: 1917-1918Date Depicted In Sketch: 1918-09-13

Associated Person: War DepartmentDepicted: Pershing, John J.Artist: Peixotto, Ernest Clifford

Location: Currently not on view

Depicted: France: Grand Est, Saint-Mihiel

Related Event: World War I

Subject:

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.25828Catalog Number: 25828Accession Number: 64592

Object Name: sketch

Physical Description: ink wash (overall production method/technique)charcoal (overall production method/technique)paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 13 1/8 in x 20 1/4 in; 33.3375 cm x 51.435 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-7ce0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_445251

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