Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

Coffee and Chow

A sailor is reading and drinking a cup of coffee
Description: Drawing, Pen and Ink on Paper; by Thomas Hart Benton; 1944; Framed Dimensions 22H X 26W
Accession #: 88-159-BJ as a Gift of Abbott Laboratories
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Eyes almost closed in concentration as he reads a periodical spread open on his leg, a crewman munches on a sandwich and sips a cup of the ubiquitous Navy coffee in the only space available, next to the torpedoes.

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