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Museum Collection Highlights
Atom Bomb Hits New York City: Illustration for "Hiroshima, U.S.A." in Collier's, 5 August 1950, cover
Oil on paper laid on board
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Iron bar shot; two half-circles connected by cylindrical bar.
Gift of Reginald Pelham Bolton
According to accession records, this bar shot was found during an excavation at Whitehall and State Streets in lower Manhattan, and was preserved by the Parks Department until its presentation by Reginald P. Bolton.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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