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Lookouts watching the ocean
Description: Painting, Watercolor on Paper; by James Turnbull; 1945; Unframed Dimensions 12H X 18W
Accession #: 88-159-KS as a Gift of Abbott Laboratories
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Lookouts maintain a constant watch atop an operations tower on Lingayen Gulf. Using glasses, they scan the horizon, augmenting radar and other mechanical devices with the human eye. In the foreground a wounded Filipino strides away from the first aid dressing station.                        

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