ID number ART21048
Title Airman in nose turret of Liberator
Collection Art
Object type Painting
Maker Dargie, William (Artist)
Place made India
Date made 1944
Medium oil on canvas
Measurement Overall: 40.5 x 45.7 cm


This is the Emerson electrically operated power turret, fitted with two 0.5 inch Browning machine gun. In the sketch the airman can be seen through the sections of bullet resistant glass, which, together with sections of armour plate, protect the gunner and turret mechanism, Digri, India.