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In Defense of the Capital (Battle of Britain) Original Painting by Artist Nicholas Watts
With Winston Churchill Autograph + 10 additional autographs!
Certificate of Authenticity included.
Overall dimensions: 29″ x 28″
Image dimensions: 19.5″ x 14.5″
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The image is an original acrylic painting of 300 gsm ‘canvas’ paper.
The piece is titled “In Defence of the Capital” (Battle of Britain).
The text on the left hand side reads “Spitfires of No.603 Squadron engage an enemy formation approaching London , Summer 1940. A tribute to Churchill’s few.”
Top image and autograph- Winston Churchill, Prime Minister of UK during the entire war period, probably the most revered politician in our history. His famous speech about winning the Battle of Britain – ‘Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many, to so few’.
Additional Autographs- Left to Right, Top Row: Air Vice Marshall H.R.Park, AOC 11 Group throughout the Battle of Britain. Group Captain Brian Kingcombe 92 Squadron, 8 victories. Group Captain Douglas Bader 20 victories. In the UK he is probably the best known RAF pilot, immortalized in the film ‘REACH FOR THE SKY’ . Air Commodore James Leathart, 54 Squadron, 8 victories. Left to Right, bottom row: Wing Commander H.R. Stephen 72 Squadron, 22 victories. Alex Henshaw, Chief Test Pilot, Vickers Supermarine, a pre-war racing and record breaking pilot. Squadron Leader G Stapleton, 603 Squadron, 6 victories. Wing Commander George Unwin, 19 Squadron 15 victories. Squadron Leader George ‘Ben’ Bennions, 41 Squadron, 8 victories. Wing Commander John Freeborn, 74 Squadron, 17 victories.
Smartly and professionally framed and matted. All signatures are professionally matted in this incredible presentation. True Winston Churchill autographs are getting harder to obtain. Churchill & Bader and all of the autographs in this fantastic collectible are high quality authentic and original autographs! What a tremendous World War II historical collectible!