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Sketch for Triptych

The front piece of an altar, Jesus Christ is on the center panel with vertical strips on the two side panels
Description: Painting, Gouache and Ink on Paper; by Robert Charles Haun; 1956; Framed Dimension 8H X 9W
Accession #: 88-192-BK
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Among the buildings of Little America was a small hut designated as a chapel for Protestant and Catholic services. This triptych, designed and painted by Haun, was 4' x 6' and placed as an altarpiece in the chapel. A ship's carpenter helped him build it from old packing crates. It is believed to be the first ecclesiastical painting ever made in Antarctica.

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