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

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  • Art.IWM ART 3199
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  • Support: canvas
  • medium: oil
  • Support: Height 1019 mm, Width 762 mm
  • Frame: Depth 50, Height 1184 mm, Width 936
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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.

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Imperial War Museum RAF section commission


Harold Wyllie 1920

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