The Church St. Aignant


Charcoal with ink wash sketch on paper. The sketch depicts a ruined church with rubble piled in front. The catalog card reads: "'St. Aignant is situated under the strong fortress of Liouville [sic] and formed the front line position of the French so that the town was practically wiped out."

Date Made: 1918-09-19

Associated Person: War DepartmentArtist: Peixotto, Ernest Clifford

Location: Currently not on view

Related Event: World War I

Subject: Church

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Credit Line: War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AF.25872Catalog Number: 25872Accession Number: 64592

Object Name: sketch

Physical Description: ink wash (overall production method/technique)charcoal (overall production method/technique)paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 17 1/4 in x 12 7/8 in; 43.815 cm x 32.7025 cm


Record Id: nmah_445344

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