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Mercy Ship

The deck of a hospital ship with patients relaxing in the sun
Description: Painting, Oil on Canvas; by Joseph Hirsch; C. 1943; Framed Dimensions 49H X 38W
Accession #: 88-159-EW as a Gift of Abbott Laboratories
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Navy Hospital Ship USS Solace. The Navy's hospital ships operate under the laws laid down by the Geneva Convention, being unarmed, fully illuminated at night, and painted white.

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