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  • New England Editor

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    New England Editor

    1946

    Thomas Hart Benton, American, 1889–1975

    Dimensions

    76.2 x 93.98 cm (30 x 37 in.)

    Medium

    Oil and tempera on gessoed panel

    Classification

    Paintings

    Accession Number

    46.1456

    Collections
    Americas More Info

    Description

    Multimedia

  • $1 War Stamps From Every American...

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    $1 War Stamps From Every American Will Build the Mystery Ship . . . Shangri-La

    1943

    Unidentified artist, American, 20th century

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 32.7 x 23.8 cm (12 7/8 x 9 3/8 in.)

    Medium

    Poster, color lithograph

    Classification

    Prints, Posters

    Accession Number

    2009.2237

    Collections
    Prints and Drawings More Info

    Description

    Multimedia

  • Under kimono (juban)

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    Under kimono (juban)

    about 1936

    Dimensions

    Height x width: 53 x 51 3/4 in. (134.6 x 131.4 cm)

    Medium

    Rayon plain weave, printed

    Classification

    Costumes

    Accession Number

    2008.340

    Collections
    Textiles and Fashion Arts More Info

    Description

    Blue, white and yellow printed kimono with a Japanese propaganda theme of fighter planes, tanks, Nazi swastikas, and a child solider and his dog preparing a care package for soldiers (imon bukuro). Black twisted plain weave around the collar. Lined in white cotton plain weave.

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  • Soldiers with Campfire

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    Soldiers with Campfire

    1905

    Artist Unknown, Japanese

    Dimensions

    Overall: 8.8 x 13.8 cm (3 7/16 x 5 7/16 in.)

    Medium

    Color lithograph; ink on card stock

    Classification

    Postcards

    Accession Number

    2002.5176

    Collections
    Asia More Info

    Description

    Multimedia