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Museum Collection Highlights
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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This is a contemporary copy by an unidentified artist of the original view by robert Dodd "from the information of Capt Falkinir" who served on the Shannon, also in the Society's collection (1943.485). This is another copy of the first of a pair of hand-colored aquatints by dodd, published in London in August 1813.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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