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Chess by Lamplight

Two men are playing chess while a third is reading a book
Description: Painting, Oil on Board; by William F. Draper; 1942; Framed Dimensions 24H X 29W
Accession #: 88-189-AU
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Outside, the fog-paled winter of the Aleutians grips barren Amchitka. Within, grateful for the heat of the red-bellied stove, two American officers pass the long hours at chess, while another speaks into a field telephone.

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  • Art
Wars & Conflicts
  • World War II 1939-1945
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