Tea Towel [Bomber Command Commemorative]

Great Britain. Royal Air Force. Bomber Command, Attributed to;  Vista, Manufacturer; 

1981
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Maker and Role
Great Britain. Royal Air Force. Bomber Command, Attributed to
Vista, Manufacturer
Production Date
1981
Description
"Royal Air Force Bomber Command 1939-1945”: Cotton, rectangular, sewn at ends to mount wooden rods for hanging. Thick blue outer border with thin inner red border. Features a map of Great Britain showing RAF stations, a quote by Winston Churchill (“THE FIGHTERS ARE OUR SALVATION, BUT THE BOMBERS ALONE PROVIDE THE MEANS OF VICTORY”), and depictions of planes flown by Bomber Command (Bristol Blenheim, Handley Page Halifax B11 Series 1, Vickers-Armstrong Wellington III, Armstrong Whitworth Whitley Mk V, Handley Page Hampden 1, Avro Lancaster 1, de Havilland Mosquito B mk XV1, The Short Stirling). Produced in 1981 by Vista, made in Britain.
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Textile
Organic/Vegetal/Wood
Signature/Marks and Type
ROYAL AIR FORCE / BOMBER COMMAND / 1939 1945 Printed
C 1981 vista 8185 all cotton made in Britain Maker's Mark
Accession No
2015.108.3
Credit Line
Great Britain. Royal Air Force. Bomber Command et al. 1981. Tea Towel [Bomber Command Commemorative], 2015.108.3. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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