Night Bombers Getting Off from Trezennes Aerodrome, 1917

Catalogue number
  • Art.IWM ART 4028
Department
Art and Popular Design
Production date
1920
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Materials
  • Support: canvas
  • medium: oil
Dimensions
  • Support: Height 609 mm, Width 914 mm
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  • object category: painting
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art

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Object description

image: A night scene at an aerodrome in northern France. An FE2b biplane night bomber is taking off on the right with a single serviceman crouching on the ground in the centre foreground. In the background a line of bell tents are visible and a single searchlight beam reaches up towards the full moon in the sky.

History note

Imperial War Museum RAF section commission

Inscription

Harold Wyllie 1920.

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