Target sighted - Boston pilot (Flight Lieutenant C Sladen)
ID numberART21712
Collection typeArt
TitleTarget sighted - Boston pilot (Flight Lieutenant C Sladen)
Measurementoverall: 43 x 45.4 cm
Object typeDrawing
MakerHodgkinson, Roy
Place madeNew Guinea
Date made1943
Physical descriptioncharcoal with coloured crayons and wash on paper
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionPortrait depicting Flight Lieutenant Claude Robert Sladen 1765 (later Squadron Leader, DFC), 22 Squadron RAAF, at the controls of a Boston aircraft, with bomb release and gun firing switch depicted. He wears headphones for communicating with two wireless air gunners in the rear of the aircraft.