Nantes, July 1918


Charcoal sketch on paper of the shipyard at Nantes, France. Depicted at center left is a large ship painted with black and white dazzle camouflage. Behind that are several more ships in the distance, including others with various patterns of dazzle camouflage. In the foreground are several towers along the docks, with small buildings, cranes, and people walking around the shipyard. The water of the harbor disappears into the distance at right. Signed at bottom left by the artist, "Peixotto / July 1918"

Date Made: 1918-07

Artist: Peixotto, Ernest Clifford

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: FranceDepicted: France: Pays de la Loire, Nantes

Related Event: World War I


See more items in: Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Naval, Military, Art


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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AF.25885Catalog Number: 25885Accession Number: 64592

Object Name: SketchOther Terms: Sketch; Charcoal

Physical Description: charcoal (overall material)paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 13 in x 17 in; 33.02 cm x 43.18 cm


Record Id: nmah_450680

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