Wing Commander Rollo Kingsford-Smith

Accession Number ART26666
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 45.2 x 40.2 cm; 62 x 57 x 5.2 cm with frame
Object type Painting
Physical description oil on canvas on plywood
Maker Mainwaring, Geoffrey
Place made At sea
Date made 1946
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Portrait of Wing Commander Rollo Kingsford-Smith, DSO, DFC, Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) member of Australian Victory Contingent, London, 1946. Commanding Officer of No 463 Squadron, the nephew of the famous Australian aviator Sir Charles Kingsford-Smith.