Cedric Wilford Windas Collection
Collection:
Los Angeles Maritime Museum Collection
Object Type:
Drawing, Ink
Title:
Spliced Ropes / Foreign Talent / Inauguration of Nurses Corps
Size Details:
14.25" wide x 7.25" high
Date:
Circa 1939
Description:
Ink drawings; illustration from artist Cedric Windas. Includes three images: two men quarreling, musicians, and a nurse.

Titles read "SPLICED ROPES" — "FOREIGN TALENT" — "INAUGURATION of NURSES CORPS"; circa 1939.
Explanation of Details:
SPLICED ROPES: Twisted strands of fibers made into cordage are then separated or spliced to create shapes or knots for specific purposes aboard a ship.

NURSES CORPS: Origins of nurses in the U.S. Navy began in the mid—19th century with male nurses and during the Civil War with female nurses.
Name of Collection:
Cedric Wilford Windas Collection
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