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Medical Art in the Navy

A woman painting a picture of what she sees through a microscope
Description: Painting, Oil on Canvas; by Carlos Andreson; 1945; Framed Dimensions 34H X 40W
Accession #: 88-159-M as a Gift of Abbott Laboratories
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Here, in the art department of a naval hospital, is a group at work on many projects, including cartoon animation, cartography, and technical drawings of bacteria and diseased tissues. The technical skills and fine craftsmanship of these artists are invaluable aides to medical research and study.

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