Dun-Sur-Meuse

Description:

Charcoal and ink wash sketch on paper. Troops and army trucks pass over a small bridge. A sign posted on the bridge reads "Langsam Fahren" or "Drive Slowly". A large building sits atop a hill in the background of the scene. Buildings line the road on the right side of the sketch.

Date Made: ca 1918Associated Date: 1917-1918

Associated Person: War DepartmentMaker: Peixotto, Ernest Clifford

Location: Currently not on view

Depicted: France: Grand Est, Dun-sur-Meuse

Related Event: World War I

Subject:

See more items in: Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military, Military, Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I, 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.25823Catalog Number: 25823Accession Number: 64592

Object Name: sketch

Physical Description: ink wash (overall production method/technique)charcoal (overall production method/technique)paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 15 1/4 in x 19 1/2 in; 38.735 cm x 49.53 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-7ce5-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_445256

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