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The Flying Field, Issoudun

The Flying Field, Issoudun

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Charcoal drawing on illustration board. A large field with several lines of airplanes is bordered on the right by what appear to be hangars. Soldiers are standing around the field; the soldier in the center foreground is wearing a balaclava (headwear that covers the face). Several airplanes can be seen in the sky. Issoudun was the site of a large aviation training school for American forces during the war.
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Object Name
date made
associated person
War Department
Peixotto, Ernest Clifford
France: Centre-Val de Loire, Issoudun
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
board (overall material)
overall: 12 1/4 in x 22 1/2 in; 31.115 cm x 57.15 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
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
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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