Take-off at Duc Thanh; verso: Hut

Accession Number ART40463
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 26.8 x 37 cm
Object type Work on paper
Physical description brown fibre-tipped pen, brush and fibre-tipped wash on paper; verso: brown fibre-tipped pen on paper
Maker Fletcher, Bruce
Place made Vietnam, Vietnam: Phuoc Tuy Province, Duc Thanh
Date made 1967
Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


An Iroquois helicopter, with tail tipped upwards to increase the downward thrust, taking off from Duc Thanh helipad. Caught in the wave of dust created by the departing helicopter, a group of figures are crouching on the tarmac below. Two other helicopters are on the helipad behind them. Verso: Sketch of a double storey hut.