Physical Details: Photographic print : 1 item : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm.
Creator: unidentified photographer
Description: Shepler sketching in a hand held notebook.
Identification on verso: LIETUTENANT DWIGHT C. SHEPLER, U.S.N.R.
Official U.S. Navy Combat Artist, trying to sketch General MacArthur at 30 knots, on the bow of a PT boat bound for Corregidor. No spray shows because the bow is so far out of water.
Forms part of: Forbes Watson papers, 1840-1967, bulk 1900-1960
Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined
Citation: Dwight Shepler sitting on a boat, ca. 1942 / unidentified photographer. Forbes Watson papers, 1840-1967, bulk 1900-1960. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Digital ID: 2788
- Artists at or with their work
- Shepler, Dwight
- World War, 1939-1945--Art and the war