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Recreational Therapy

Patients at the naval hospital are working on various hobbies
Description: Drawing, Charcoal on Paper; by Carlos Andreson; 1943; Framed Dimensions 31H X 39W
Accession #: 88-159-F as a Gift of Abbott Laboratories
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A group of convalescent Navy men are trying their skill at sculpting figures, weaving belts and purses, and making other articles. Here time flies and it is found that this work has a relaxing and therapeutic effect upon the men. The Grey Ladies are instructing them and are always at hand when the men are "stumped."

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Wars & Conflicts
  • World War II 1939-1945
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