Re-fuelling HMT Queen Elizabeth Red Sea

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Accession Number ART21267
Collection type Art
Measurement image: 33.8 x 45.6 cm
Object type Work on paper
Physical description carbon pencil with sanguine crayon on paper
Maker Norton, Frank
Place made Ceylon
Date made 1941
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Trincomalee; tanker, anti-aircraft, refuelling; British Merchant Navy; unidentified soldiers watching refuelling operations; Shell Company tanker Scalantor, part of upper deck of SS Queen Elizabeth (being refuelled), SS Aquitania at anchor and flying a kite from its main mast as anti-aircraft protection (against dive bombers)

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