Temporary Bridge Over the Moselle

Temporary Bridge Over the Moselle

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Description
Charcoal and ink wash sketch on paper. View of a quickly constructed wooden bridge over a river. On the far bank of the river are several shell-torn buildings that have been braced with supports. Soldiers are walking over the temporary bridge.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Peixotto, Ernest Clifford
depicted
Mosel
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
ink wash (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 20 in x 15 7/8 in; 50.8 cm x 40.3225 cm
ID Number
AF.25866
catalog number
25866
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
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Combat Art
Art
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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