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Dwight Shepler sitting on a boat, circa 1942

Dwight Shepler sitting on a boat, circa 1942

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Title: Dwight Shepler sitting on a boat

Date: circa 1942

Physical Details: 1 photographic print : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm.

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.

Creator: Unidentified

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, circa 1942 / unidentified photographer. Forbes Watson papers, 1840-1967, bulk 1900-1960. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 2788