Dun-Sur-Meuse

Dun-Sur-Meuse

Usage conditions apply
Downloads
Description
Charcoal and ink wash sketch on paper. Troops and army trucks pass over a small bridge. A sign posted on the bridge reads "Langsam Fahren" or "Drive Slowly". A large building sits atop a hill in the background of the scene. Buildings line the road on the right side of the sketch.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
ca 1918
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
maker
Peixotto, Ernest Clifford
depicted
France: Grand Est, Dun-sur-Meuse
Physical Description
ink wash (overall production method/technique)
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 15 1/4 in x 19 1/2 in; 38.735 cm x 49.53 cm
ID Number
AF.25823
catalog number
25823
accession number
64592
Credit Line
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
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
Data Source
National Museum of American History
Nominate this object for photography.   

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.

Note: Comment submission is temporarily unavailable while we make improvements to the site. We apologize for the interruption. If you have a question relating to the museum's collections, please first check our Collections FAQ. If you require a personal response, please use our Contact page.