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    Hank Porter - WWII USS Besboro Insignia "Eskimo and Seals" Design (Walt Disney, c. 1940s). This adorable original artwork of an Alaskan Eskimo, with a bunch of Disney Navy seals, hails from the hand of Hank Porter and was done for the USS Besboro (AG-66) cargo ship that was commissioned on 9/22/43. It was assigned the duties of transporting cargo and troops between Seattle and Alaska, no doubt to fight against the German walrus-backed Nanookwaffe! This is a very detailed insignia with Alaskan snow-covered mountains in the background. The art is in graphite with blue pencil highlights on velum paper measuring 8" x 7" (the canoe is 6" long), and is in Fine condition.

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    June, 2016
    11th-12th Saturday-Sunday
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