American Troops Descending Avenue President Wilson

American Troops Descending Avenue President Wilson

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Description
Pencil and ink wash sketch. The scene is of a group of American soldiers marching in formation in an urban square. One of the soldiers in the march is carrying an American flag. An airplane flies over the city. Washington statue on left. The sketch is on a piece of heavy card stock that is affixed to a piece of cardboard. Underneath the sketch, also attached to the cardboard, is a printed label that reads :"AMERICAN TROOPS DESCENDING AVENUE/PRESIDENT WILSON/Paris, July 4, 1918/BY E. PEIXOTTO/TRANSFERRED FROM THE WAR DEPARTMENT/2963."
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
France: Île-de-France, Paris
Physical Description
pencil (overall production method/technique)
ink wash (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 14 in x 17 in; 35.56 cm x 43.18 cm
ID Number
AF.25805
catalog number
25805
accession number
64592
Credit Line
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
World War I
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Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
World War I Art
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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