A Lock in the Rhone Canal

A Lock in the Rhone Canal

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Description
Ink wash sketch on white paper. The work depicts a lock on the Rhone Canal in German Alsace. A German village is visible on the left. A Chauchat gun emplacement manned by two allied soldiers is on the right.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
ca 1918
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Peixotto, Ernest Clifford
depicted
Alsace
Physical Description
ink wash (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 13 7/8 in x 14 3/4 in; 35.2425 cm x 37.465 cm
drawing: 9 3/4 in x 13 in; 24.765 cm x 33.02 cm
ID Number
AF.25795
catalog number
25795
accession number
64592
Credit Line
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
World War I
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World War I Art
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Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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