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Blimp Nest

A blimp flies over an airfield
Description: Painting, Watercolor on Paper; by Adolf Dehn; 1943; Unframed Dimensions 21H X 29W
Accession #: 88-159-BZ as a Gift of Abbott Laboratories
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Engines humming, these Navy airships set a course over their great high-ceilinged hangars after casting off on a morning flight. Air-borne, the airship is at home in the elements. Great skill, however, is required to maneuver these giants to a landing and to stow them in their hangars.

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