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Medical Magic

Two men treat another man with burns
Description: Drawing, Pastel on Paper; by Irwin Hoffman; C. 1943; Unframed Dimensions 18H X 19W
Accession #: 88-159-FY as a Gift of Abbott Laboratories
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