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One of the Locomotive Shops Near St. Nazaire

One of the Locomotive Shops Near St. Nazaire

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Description
Charcoal with white crayon drawing on blue-gray paper. The subject of the drawing is the interior of a locomotive shop near St. Nazaire, France during World War I. Several men are working on an engine in the left foreground. Also in the foreground, at the top of the paper, is a hook suspended from the ceiling. Other men, locomotives, and parts are depicted in the background.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
1918
artist
Peixotto, Ernest Clifford
referenced
France: Pays de la Loire, Saint-Nazaire
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
crayon (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 16 1/8 in x 14 in; 40.9575 cm x 35.56 cm
drawing: 15 3/8 in x 11 3/4 in; 39.0525 cm x 29.845 cm
ID Number
AF.25850
catalog number
25850
accession number
64592
Credit Line
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
subject
Locomotives
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
World War I Art
Combat Art
Military
Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Art
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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