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priscilla


Priscilla

Fifth of 29 nuclear explosions in Operation Plumbbob, June 24,
1957.  Almost 1,200 pigs were subjected to bio-medical experiments
and blast-effects studies during Operation Plumbbob. On shot
Priscilla (37 kt), 719 pigs were used in various experiments on
Frenchman Flat. The pigs survived, but with third-degree burns
to 80% of their bodies.

Oil and threads on fabric mounted on plywood, 15 x 24" (39 x 61 cm), 2014