Bryan de Grineau (1883-1957), "Avro Lancaster - Bombs Away!",

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Bryan de Grineau (1883-1957), "Avro Lancaster - Bombs Away!",

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Bryan de Grineau (1883-1957), "Avro Lancaster - Bombs Away!",
signed and dated 1943, charcoal, watercolour and gouache front cover design for December 1943 issue of The Morris Owner & Nuffield News, (Volume XX No 10), on board 36 x 37.5cm, trimmed to top with remains of NUFFIELD MAIL graphic lettering applied to board (hidden by picture mount), mounted, framed and glazed.

Footnotes

  • The image depicts the artist's impression of the second raid in the Battle of Berlin campaign conducted by the Royal Air Force on 22/23 November 1943, when the city was attacked by 496 Avro Lancaster heavy bombers and 295 other allied aircraft for the loss of only 26 aircraft, making this attack the most successful and effective raid on Berlin of the entire second World War.
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