Spitfire of the 'Grey Nurse' squadron, Labuan
|Title||Spitfire of the 'Grey Nurse' squadron, Labuan|
|Maker||Friend, Donald (Artist)|
|Place made||Malaysia: Labuan|
|Date made||24 July 1945|
|Medium||pen and ink, brush and coloured wash and pencil on paper|
|Measurement||sheet: 31.4 x 40.8 cm [irregular]; image: 31.4 x 40.8 cm [irregular]|
Air crew of the No 457 Squadron of the Royal Australian Air Force at work on a Supermarine Spitfire VIII. Nicknamed the 'Grey Nurse' Squadron, the nose of this Spitfire has been painted as the face of a shark, with menacing eyes and a gaping jaws lined with huge sharp teeth.