On a wing and a prayer

A. R. Edward, Artist

1996
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Maker and Role
A. R. Edward, Artist
Production Date
1996
Description
Copy print from a painting by A. R. Edward from 1996. Original signatures, print number: 17/500. Image is of a Lancaster, with a caption that reads 'On a wing and a prayer - the spirit lives on - Lancaster Bill of 156 PFF SQN PB 302 GT B limps homeward on one engine - The Lancaster ditched - The crew survived'. In the bottom left corner is a badge showing in the centre a runner with winged feet holding a torch above his/her head. Around the surrounding circle are the words: Squadron 156 Royal Air Force. A crown sits at the top. At the base is a ribbon with the words: We light the way. In the bottom right is a second badge with a compass in the centre. Around the surrounding circle are the words: RAF VIII Pathfinder Force. There is a crown at the top with an eagle flying below it. At the bottom is a banner with the words: We guide to strike.
Physical Description
1 print : colour ; 57 x 77 cm.
Signature/Marks
Eastern Framing
(address and warning details)
Accession No
11-1624
Credit Line
A. R. Edward. 1996. On a wing and a prayer, 11-1624. Walsh Memorial Library, The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
Maker
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