The Bridge at Château Thierry


Pencil and ink wash sketch on paper. In the foreground, a damaged bridge extends halfway across a river. Soldiers in the river are repairing the bridge. In the background, buildings line the far bank of the river.

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

Associated Person: War DepartmentArtist: Peixotto, Ernest Clifford

Location: Currently not on view

Depicted: France: Hauts-de-France, Château-Thierry

Related Event: World War I


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.25876Catalog Number: 25876Accession Number: 64592

Object Name: sketch

Physical Description: ink wash, pencil, charcoal (overall production method/technique)Measurements: overall: 22 in x 30 in; 55.88 cm x 76.2 cmsketch: 15 5/8 in x 21 3/4 in; 39.6875 cm x 55.245 cm


Record Id: nmah_445321

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