Saumur on the Loire

Saumur on the Loire

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Description
Pencil and ink wash sketch on white paper. In the background is a large building, in front of which are troops engaging in training. In the left foreground are a group of American soldiers, all wearing the Montana-peak style hat. Next to them is a tripod of some sort. Catalog card indicates that the sketch is of a training school for American artillery officers at Saumur on the Loire.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Peixotto, Ernest Clifford
depicted
France: Pays de la Loire, Saumur
Physical Description
pencil (overall production method/technique)
ink wash (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8 3/4 in x 13 5/8 in; 22.225 cm x 34.6075 cm
ID Number
AF.25862
catalog number
25862
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
Art
Combat Art
Art
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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