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HEIGHT OF THE BATTLE - RAF Edition
Robert Taylor

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Height Of The Battle - CA

A rare Robert Taylor two print edition signed by seven distinguished Spitfire and Hurricane pilots. Comes with matching numbered Companion Print.

Robert Taylor portrays Squadron Leader ‘Sailor’ Malan DFC, Commanding Officer of 74 Squadron and one of the great Battle of Britain Aces, in his famous painting Height of the Battle. Having already made one diving attack into the force of Luftwaffe He111 bombers approaching London with their fighter escort, ‘Sailor’ peels his Spitfire over for a second attack. Another top Ace, Pilot Officer Harbourne Stephen DFC, is hard on his heels. Below them, typifying the scene as it was on the afternoon of Wednesday 11 September 1940, Mk.I Hurricanes from 17 and 56 Squadrons have already joined the fray.

Hurricane Attack by Robert Taylor CA

Companion Print - Hurricane Attack

Height of the Battle - The Signatories

Main Print
Squadron Leader G H Bennions DFM
Squadron Leader C S Bamberger DFC*
Wing Commander H M Stephen DSO DFC*
Wing Commander G C Unwin DSO DFM*

Companion Print
Sqn. Ldr. JM Bentley Beard DFM AFC
Marshall of the Royal Air Force Sir John Grandy CGB GCVO KBE DSO
Wing Commander TF Neil DFC* AFC

Main Print Overall size   32” x 23”
Companion Print Overall Size  18” x 13.5”
Edition of 350

Height of the Battle by Robert Taylor

This print set was purchased directly from Robert Taylor’s publishers the Military Gallery, upon its release in 1996. It was acquired with long term investment in mind and accordingly has been stored flat and dark in a high quality acid-free browser sleeve since new. The Companion Print, Hurricane Attack has a small crease in the top right corner of the border area. Neither print have ever been framed. They are supplied with the original Certificate of Authenticity.

300 or offers

Contact John at 
jnhinman@googlemail.com

This print can be shipped to a UK address or collected direct from the seller who is located in Northallerton, North Yorkshire, in this event the high quality browser sleeve will be included in the price.

Height Of The Battle - CA John Hinman v2

Photo of the actual print supplied by the seller.

Hurricane Attack by Robert Taylor

Photo of Hurricane Attack supplied by the seller.

Please note this print is being sold directly by the seller and any sale arrangement would be exclusively between them and the buyer. Aviation Art World have not examined the print. The description of the print’s condition has been supplied by the seller.

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