ART23157

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ID number ART23157
Title Flying Officer Colin Betts
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Artist Dargie, William
Date made 1945
Medium sanguine conte crayon with pencil on paper
Measurement overall: 52.8 x 60 cm

Description

Portrait of A402786 Flying Officer Colin Clouderley Betts, pilot, No 258 Squadron Royal Air Force. The pilot wears his parachute harness, pistol and .38 ammunition, escape kit, oxygen mask and intercom (communications) gear. The rest of his escape kit, is for his protection should he happen to be in enemy territory, Ratnap, India.