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Colors Aloft

Sailors hoisting signal flags on a yardarm
Description: Painting, Watercolor on Paper; by Reginald Marsh; 1944; Framed Dimensions 31H X 39W
Accession #: 88-159-HS as a Gift of Abbott Laboratories
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Each flag has a meaning men in training hoist signal flags to an improvised yardarm at Little Creek, Virginia, while sailors at a nearby signal station watch to read the message.                        

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