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Bittinger, Charles 1879-1970  Search this
Massachusetts Institute of Technology  Search this
E?cole nationale supe?rieure des beaux-arts (France)  Search this
National Geographic Eclipse Expedition (1937)  Search this
Black-and-white photographs
Kanton (Kiribati)
Washington, D.C., artist Charles Bittinger (1879-1970) studied at MIT and l'Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris. He worked as a camouflage painter in both world wars and was official artist for the 1937 National Geographic Eclipse Expedition to Canton Island and for Operation Crossroads in 1946.
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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2007-0244
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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520
Operation Crossroads, Marshall Islands, 1946  Search this
Art and science  Search this
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SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2007-0244]
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