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Ship's Search Lights, Pearl Harbor

Ship's search lights in the night sky
Description: Painting, Oil on Canvas; by Griffith Baily Coale; 1942; Framed Dimensions 49H X 43W
Accession #: 88-188-T
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Without warning, tall stilts of light vault into the sky, careening stiffly about as they cross and re-cross crazily, ships searchlights in practice for things to come, learning to stab aloft for the flying menace.

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Wars & Conflicts
  • World War II 1939-1945
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