A Mighty Machine of British Workmanship - The Handley Page Halifax II

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  • Art.IWM PST 14295
Art and Popular Design
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Great Britain
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  • Support: paper
  • medium: lithograph
  • Support: Height 626 mm, Width 1004 mm
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  • object category: Poster

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Object description

whole: the image occupies the majority, set against a white background. The title is separate and positioned across the bottom edge, in white. The subtitle and text are integrated and occupy the majority, in black. All held within a red border. image: a drawing of a Handley Page Halifax II aircraft, with cut-away sections to show the internal components. text: THE HANDLEY PAGE HALIFAX II (Four Rolls-Royce Merlin XX motors) This is what YOU are making . . . [blank section] Maximum Speed ..... 300 m.p.h. Maximum Range .... 3000 miles. FOUR GUN TURRETS 10 BROWNING .303s. SPAN .. .. 98 ft. 8 in. LENGTH .. .. 70 ft. 1 in. HEIGHT .. .. 21 ft. 7 in. WING AREA 1,250 sq. ft. FUEL CAPACITY .. 1,886 Imp. gals. MAX. BOMB LOAD 13,000 lb. NORMAL LOADED WEIGHT .. 60,000 lb. Drawing by J.H. Clark. Copyright THE AEROPLANE [key to drawing] MINISTRY OF AIRCRAFT PRODUCTION. MALBY AND SONS, LITH. L 1521. 37920. 3410. 3000. 1/43. A MIGHTY MACHINE of BRITISH WORKMANSHIP

Physical description

Part of a series of illustrations of different British aircraft (see PST 7956, PST 14297 and PST 14299). L 1521. 37920. 3410. 3000.

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