|Measurement||framed: 76.4 x 96.3 cm; unframed: 55.8 x 76 cm Weight: 12kg (Framed)|
|Physical description||oil on canvas|
|Place made||North Africa: Libya, Cyrenaica, Tobruk Area, Tobruk|
Second World War, 1939-1945
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
This item is in the Public Domain
Crashed plane, Tobruk
Depicts the wreckage resulting from a crash of a Bristol Blenheim aircraft, flown by the Royal Air Force during the North Africa campaign, into a building at Tobruk, Libya. Aircraft and building are almost indistinguishable; piles of brick and roofing blur with mangled metal.