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Dwight Shepler sitting on a boat

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Subject:
Shepler, Dwight
Type:
Photographs
Date:
ca. 1942
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm.
Summary:
Shepler sketching in a hand held notebook.
Identification on verso: LIETUTENANT DWIGHT C. SHEPLER, U.S.N.R.
Official U.S. Navy Combat Artist, trying to sketch General MacArthur at 30 knots, on the bow of a PT boat bound for Corregidor. No spray shows because the bow is so far out of water.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
Artists at or with their work
Drawing
World War, 1939-1945--Art and the war
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)2788
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Data Source:
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