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Sergeant Wayne Thiebaud painting on a B-29 aircraft at Mather Field, Calif., 1944, from the Wayne Thiebaud papers, 1944 - 2001

Sergeant Wayne Thiebaud painting on a B-29 aircraft at Mather Field, Calif., 1944

Item Information

Title: Sergeant Wayne Thiebaud painting on a B-29 aircraft at Mather Field, Calif.

Date: 1944

Physical Details: 1 photographic print : b&w ; 22 x 28 cm.

Description: Identification on verso (handwritten): Sargent [sic] W.T., Mather Field Ca., painting on aircraft, 1944.

Photograph shows Thiebaud painting a cartoon on the side of a plane. The cartoon depicts a mouse, standing on the back of an eagle, throwing missiles at the ground. Another serviceman is seated next to Thiebaud, pointing at the cartoon and smiling.

This is a photographic copy of an original photograph.

Creator: Unidentified

Forms part of: Wayne Thiebaud papers, 1944 - 2001

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: Sergeant Wayne Thiebaud painting on a B-29 aircraft at Mather Field, Calif., 1944 / unidentified photographer. Wayne Thiebaud papers, 1944 - 2001. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 12037