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Ruins of Baccarat

Ruins of Baccarat

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Description
Ink wash sketch on paper, of a street lined by ruined buildings. The view is from the inside of a shell-torn building and looks to the opposite side of the street. A woman, stooped and holding the hand of a small child, passes an American soldier in the street.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Peixotto, Ernest Clifford
depicted
France: Grand Est, Baccarat
Physical Description
ink wash (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 10 1/2 in x 13 3/4 in; 26.67 cm x 34.925 cm
ID Number
AF.25861
catalog number
25861
accession number
64592
Credit Line
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
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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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