BITTER ENGAGEMENT

by Robert Taylor

Editions Edition Size UK(£) QTY
Limited edition 300 £70.00
Artist proofs 25 Limited Availability Contact Us
The battle of britain tribute edition 25 Limited Availability Contact Us
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Just after midday on 27 September 1940 one of the bitterest engagements of the Battle of Britain took place in the skies over Kent when the Spitfires of 19 Squadron took on the Bf109s of JG54. In the huge dogfight that ensued, 19 Squadron claimed 8 enemy aircraft destroyed.

Robert Taylor’s outstanding drawing is a lasting tribute to the gallant young pilots who fought in the Battle of Britain and this is a great opportunity for all collectors of aviation art and memorabilia. 

The Limited Edition

All prints in every edition have been personally signed by the artist Robert Taylor, together with two distinguished Battle of Britain Fighter pilots:

  • Flight Lieutenant Leonard Davies
  • Air Commodore John Ellacombe CB DFC*

The Artist Proofs

With the signatures of the Limited Edition, the highly-restricted Artist Proofs have been additionally signed by another eighteen leading Battle of Britain fighter pilots, and issued with a copy of the acclaimed book 'Memories of The Few' containing a signed bookplate:

  • Squadron Leader Tony Iveson DFC AE
  • Flight Lieutenant Peter Hairs
  • Flight Lieutenant Robin Lucas
  • Sergeant Hubert Luiz Flower
  • Flight Lieutenant Richard Jones
  • Wing Commander John 'Tim' Elkington
  • Wing Commander Terence Kane
  • Flight Lieutenant Trevor Gray
  • Group Captain Byron Duckenfield AFC
  • Flight Lieutenant William J. Corbin DFC
  • Squadron Leader Robert Foster
  • Squadron Leader Geoffrey Wellum DFC
  • Group Captain Billy Drake DSO DFC*
  • Flight Lieutenant Terry Clark DFM AE
  • Flying Officer Kenneth Wilkinson
  • Squadron Leader Tony Pickering AFC
  • Wing Commander Tom Neil DFC* AFC AE
  • Squadron Leader Doug Nicholls

The Battle of Britain Tribute Edition

With all the components of the Artist Proofs, these magnificent TWENTY SIX signature Tribute Edition prints have been conservation matted to include museum quality reproduction RAF Pilots Wings and the original signatures of five legendary Aces who fought in the Battle of Britain:

  • Air Commodore Peter Brothers CBE DSO DFC*
  • Wing Commander George 'Grumpy' Unwin DSO DFM*
  • Group Captain Desmond Sheen DFC*
  • Wing Commander Roland 'Bee' Beamont CBE DSO* DFC* DL
  • Group Captain Denys Gillam DSO** DFC* AFC
Media:
Lithograph
Size:
13 x 9 inches
Release Date:
7/2011

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