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'Spitfire', c1943. Creator: Cecil Beaton.

'Spitfire', c1943. Creator: Cecil Beaton.

2-704-114 - The Print Collector/Heritage Images

'Spitfire', c1943. The iconic British Second World War fighter was designed by Reginald Mitchell. Powered by a Rolls-Royce Merlin engine, the Spitfire was integral to Britain's front-line air defences during the war and played a crucial role in the Battle of Britain. The Mk V was introduced in 1941. From "Wings On Her Shoulders", by Katharine Bentley Beauman, Late Fight Officer W.A.A.F. [Hutchinson & Co Ltd, London, New York, Melbourne, c1943]


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Image Aliases

  1. 0580061646
  1. 2-704-114
  1. 2704114

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Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 4446x4913
File Size : 63994kb

Image Information

Creator
  1. Cecil Beaton, attributed to: British: Artist, photographer, designer
People Related
  1. Katharine Bentley Beauman: British: Writer, author
Medium
  1. Photograph

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