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The Course of Empire: Destruction
Oil on canvas (relined)
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Laminated photo identification badge for bomb sniffing dog, Ajax Moser.
Louisville, Kentucky police officer, specialist in firearms and bomb sniffing dog trainer Ronald R. Moser, came to NYC to help in the WTC recovery process with his bomb sniffing dogs Ajax and Laika. They worked from 9/28 to 11/30/01 at other emergency locations, inspecting food deliveries to the Red Cross, all packages and mail, vehicles and supplies going to Ground Zero, and insured that ferrry boats at Pier 92 were safe for embarkation.
Gift of Ronald Moser
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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