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Swab Down

A crewman is washing down a plane
Description: Painting, Oil on Board; by Lawrence Beall-Smith; 1943; Unframed Dimensions 15H X 18W
Accession #: 88-159-JQ as a Gift of Abbott Laboratories
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A crewman rubs down finishing touches to the white-starred insignia of a fighting plane parked on the deck of an aircraft carrier. Plane surfaces are carefully swabbed down to remove any accumulations of dirt, oil and salt.

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