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Atom Bombing of Moscow, U.S.S.R.; preparatory for "A-Bomb Mission to Moscow" in Collier's, October 27, 1951

Atom Bombing of Moscow, U.S.S.R.; preparatory for "A-Bomb Mission to Moscow" in Collier's, October 27, 1951
Title
Atom Bombing of Moscow, U.S.S.R.; preparatory for "A-Bomb Mission to Moscow" in Collier's, October 27, 1951
Date 
1950
Medium 
Oil on paper laid on board
Dimensions 
Overall: 22 3/8 x 18 1/8 in. ( 56.8 x 46 cm )
Description 
Landscape that depicts the destruction of Moscow with the Kremlin and St. Basil's Church completely obliterated, and the Red Square heaped with rubble.
Credit Line 
Gift of Chesley Bonestell
Object Number 
1956.10
Inscriptions 
Signed and inscribed at lower left in oil: "Chesley Bonestell"
Gallery Label 
Bonestell's depiction of the destruction of Moscow was to illustrate the article "A-Bomb Mission to Moscow", by Edward R. Morrow. This picture was originally published in Collier's World War III issue, "Preview of the War We Do Not Want."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group