The Château Euvezin

Description:

Charcoal drawing on paper. A large chateau sits in the center of the sketch. There is a telegraph pole at the right edge of the drawing. From the catalog card: "'This Chateau was long used as a German Headquarters and when this drawing was made (Sept. 16th) it was the H.q. of our 29th Division.' (original label)" Although the catalog card says Sept. 16th, the artist's signature says "Aug 19 ; 18."

Date Made: 1918

Associated Person: War DepartmentArtist: Peixotto, Ernest Clifford

Location: Currently not on view

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.25870Catalog Number: 25870Accession Number: 64592

Object Name: sketch

Physical Description: charcoal (overall production method/technique)paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 14 3/4 in x 18 7/8 in; 37.465 cm x 47.9425 cmsketch: 14 3/8 in x 18 3/8 in; 36.5125 cm x 46.6725 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-79bf-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_445335

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