Pacific and Far East: Royal Navy WW2: Lieutenant Commander, Pacific 1945; WRNS Chief Wireless Telephonist, Far East 1945; Surgeon Lieutenant Commander, RNVR, Pacific 1945

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  • Art.IWM ART 17108 10
Art and Popular Design
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Great Britain
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  • Support: paper
  • medium: acrylic
  • Support: Height 380 mm, Width 272 mm
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  • object category: painting

© Osprey Publishing

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Object description

image: Three depictions of naval personnel. On the left is a Lieutenant Commander, wearing in a khaki Far-East service uniform and holding a briefcase. In the centre is a WRNS Chief Wireless Telephonist, wearing a white hat and uniform, her arm raised pointing to the right. Standing on the right is a Surgeon Lieutenant Commander, RNVR, wearing a Navy-issue blue shirt, dark trousers and white cap.

Physical description

1551 01 [artist's numbering] one of a series ten original artworks illustrating the book 'The Royal Navy 1939-45' (Elite 79) by Ian Sumner (Osprey Publishing 2001)


artist's monogram: AB 1551 01

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