Rear Gunner, Halifax bomber

Place Europe: United Kingdom
Accession Number ART22962
Collection type Art
Measurement framed: 57.5 x 45 cm; unframed: 42.8 x 30 cm
Object type Painting
Physical description oil on canvas
Maker Adams, Dennis
Place made United Kingdom: England, Greater London, London
Date made 1944
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


External view of a gunner in the rear turret of a Halifax bomber. This is a Boulton Paul Type E turret with four 0.303 inch machine guns. Dennis Adams portrayed Royal Australian and United States navies and the Merchant Marine in the SW Pacific area. In 1943 he worked in the Middle East and Europe, especially with the RAAF in Britain.