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Naval History and Heritage Command

The Baptism

A work crew is getting ready to launch a landing ship
Description: Drawing, Pen and Ink on Paper; by Thomas Hart Benton; 1944; Framed Dimensions 23H X 27H
Accession #: 88-159-BL as a Gift of Abbott Laboratories
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This drawing appears to be a study for the painting “Cut the Line.” Many similar forms and faces take shape in the drawing, setting the scene for the launching of the newly completed LST. 

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  • World War II 1939-1945
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