Pilot mechanic; Dawn flight; verso: Game of draughts prior to flight; Coffee before Flights

Place Asia: Korea
Accession Number ART90321.029
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 30.1 x 21 cm (sheet)
Object type Work on paper
Physical description carbon pencil on paper
Maker Hele, Ivor
Place made Australia: South Australia, Aldinga, Korea
Date made 1952
Conflict Korea, 1950-1953
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC

Fiftieth page of artist's sketchbook with two drawings. The upper drawing ' Pilot mechanic' depicts the figure of a mechanic looking into the cockpit of a plane. The lower drawing 'Dawn flight ' depicts a plane on a runway with mountains in the distance and two figures to the right of the plane, near one of the engines. Verso: contains two drawings. The upper drawing ' Game of draughts prior to flight' depicts a group of figures bending over playing a game of drafts on the front bonnet of a jeep. The lower drawing 'Coffee before flights ' depicts a group of fligures standing together, holding cups, or leaning on a table, having coffee before flights.

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