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Men of the 32nd in the Court of the Abbey Echternach

Men of the 32nd in the Court of the Abbey Echternach

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Description
Charcoal and ink wash drawing on paper. The drawing depicts the soldiers of the US Army 32nd Infantry Division gathered in the court of the Abbey Echternach, in German-occupied Luxembourg, during World War I. The work shows a square bordered by a large church and several other buildings. The church is the Abbey of Echternach, a Benedictine monastery in the city of Echternach, in eastern Luxembourg.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
1918
artist
Peixotto, Ernest Clifford
depicted
Luxembourg: Echternach, Echternach
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
ink wash (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 14 1/2 in x 20 3/4 in; 36.83 cm x 52.705 cm
ID Number
AF.25879
catalog number
25879
accession number
64592
Credit Line
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
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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