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Rolling Out a New Plane

Rolling Out a New Plane

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Description
Charcoal, graphite, and ink wash sketch on paper. The work depicts an airfield during World War I. An airplane, with French or British tail markings, is being pushed at the wings and at the tail by several men. A man on a tractor is visible just behind the plane's tail. In the background on the left are airplane hangars with planes in them.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
1918
artist
Peixotto, Ernest Clifford
referenced
France: Centre-Val de Loire, Issoudun
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 11 in x 20 in; 27.94 cm x 50.8 cm
ID Number
AF.25855
catalog number
25855
accession number
64592
Credit Line
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
subject
Planes
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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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