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Atom Bomb Hits New York City: Illustration for "Hiroshima, U.S.A." in Collier's, 5 August 1950, cover
Oil on paper laid on board
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The subject may be the Albert B. Sutton who appeared in the New York City Directory from 1828 to 1862. He was a boatbuilder and maintained business premises on Water Street. The portrait was a gift to the Society from the subject's great-grandniece.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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