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Air (Wilf Hardy)
Bombs Away (Original) (Signed)

Bombs Away (Original) (Signed) by Air (Wilf Hardy) at The Illustration Art Gallery

Ref: HardyFlyingSpiesLL (Click for LARGE picture)

Artist: Wilf Hardy (biography)
Medium: Gouache on Board
Size: 18" x 12" (450mm x 300mm)
Date: 1975
Signature: Signed by Artist right

This is the Signed original Gouache painting by Wilf Hardy.

From a feature on the history of the military uses of aviation from the first balloon recognisance to the first bombs. Flying Firsts: Bombs Away! (Main pic) Turkish soldiers used to take pot shots at Italian aircraft making reconnaissance flights overhead; in 1911, Lt. Giulip Gavotti became the first man to drop a bomb from a plane; (far left) the first military mission from the air was Brevet-Captain Charles Coutelle of the French Aeronautic Corps who used a balloon to observe Dutch movements in 1794.

Published in Look and Learn #701, 21st June 1975.


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Air (Wilf Hardy)

Air (Wilf Hardy)