Flying Officer Colin Betts
ID numberART23157
Collection typeArt
TitleFlying Officer Colin Betts
Measurementoverall: 52.8 x 60 cm
Object typeDrawing
MakerDargie, William
Date made1945
Physical descriptionsanguine conte crayon with pencil on paper
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionPortrait 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.