Neuf Maisons


Ink wash sketch on paper. In this village scene, troops and vehicles move about a road running through town. The village church's spire rises above the other buildings of the town. At the bottom left of the sketch is attached a slip of paper that reads: " NEUF MAISONS 14387/Neuf Maisons -- a typical village of the Lorraine front/in which the American Troops are billeted./Peixotto." This paper is glued over a hand-written inscription.

Date Made: ca 1918Associated Date: 1917-1918

Associated Person: War DepartmentArtist: Peixotto, Ernest Clifford

Location: Currently not on view

Depicted: France: Grand Est, Neuves-Maisons

Related 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.25848Catalog Number: 25848Accession Number: 64592

Object Name: sketch

Physical Description: ink wash (overall production method/technique)Measurements: overall: 13 1/4 in x 20 in; 33.655 cm x 50.8 cm


Record Id: nmah_445261

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