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Atom Bomb Hits New York City: Illustration for "Hiroshima, U.S.A." in Collier's, 5 August 1950, cover

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    Atom Bomb Hits New York City: Illustration for "Hiroshima, U.S.A." in Collier's, 5 August 1950, cover
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  • Inscriptions: 
    Signed and inscribed at lower left in oil: "Chesley Bonestell"
    Date: 
    1950
    Medium: 
    Oil on paper laid on board
    Dimensions: 
    Overall: 21 1/2 x 18 in. (54.6 x 45.7 cm)
    Description: 
    Landscape depicting an atom bomb striking just below midtown Manhattan.
    Credit Line: 
    Gift of Chesley Bonestell
    Object Number: 
    1956.7
    Gallery Label: 
    This painting served as the cover illustration for the August 5, 1950 issue of Collier's magazine.
    Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
    Creative: Tronvig Group