An Air Fight, France, 1917-18 : formation of six SE5 machines and six Albatross Scouts in combat

Catalogue number
  • Art.IWM ART 3199
Department
Art and Popular Design
Production date
1920
Subject period
Materials
  • Support: canvas
  • medium: oil
Dimensions
  • Support: Height 1019 mm, Width 762 mm
  • Frame: Depth 50, Height 1184 mm, Width 936
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  • object category: painting
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Object description

image: A view of aerial combat involving British SE5 biplanes and German Albatros scout biplanes. There is white cloud above and dark smoke below the aircraft, with a small section of blue sky visible. One of the biplanes, to the right, has been shot down and is descending in flames.

History note

Imperial War Museum RAF section commission

Inscription

Harold Wyllie 1920

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