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Troops Descending the Moselle

Troops Descending the Moselle

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Description
Charcoal sketch on paper. The work shows troops marching along the Moselle River during World War I. The soldiers are moving along a road which closely follows the course of the river. The drawing is framed on the left by a line of trees, and a steep hill rises from the river in the background.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
1918
artist
Peixotto, Ernest Clifford
depicted
Mosel
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 19 1/4 in x 16 in; 48.895 cm x 40.64 cm
drawing: 13 3/4 in x 11 1/8 in; 34.925 cm x 28.2575 cm
ID Number
AF.25891
catalog number
25891
accession number
64592
World War I
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
World War I Art
Combat Art
Military
Art
Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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