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Design
  • Design
    Monnington, Walter Thomas Sir, PRA, born 1902 - died 1976
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Design

  • Date:

    ca. 1945

  • Artist/Maker:

    Monnington, Walter Thomas Sir, PRA, born 1902 - died 1976 (designers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil on tracing paper

  • Museum number:

    E.280-1998

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case M, shelf 58

Physical description

Pencil and ink design for a bomber aeroplane showing front elevation

Date

ca. 1945

Artist/maker

Monnington, Walter Thomas Sir, PRA, born 1902 - died 1976 (designers)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil on tracing paper

Marks and inscriptions

Barnes Wallace
Unknown; right; inscribed; pencil

Dimensions

Height: 21 cm, Width: 47.2 cm

Object history note

This design is probably an improvement design for the Lancaster bomber carried out by Monnington at Barnes Wallis's request.

Descriptive line

Design for a 'bomber' aeroplane showing front elevation, by Sir Walter Thomas Monnington PRA. ca. 1945. This is probably an improvement design for the Lancaster bomber

Production Note

Attribution note: This design is probably an improvement design for the Lancaster bomber, carried out by Monnington for Barnes Wallis.

Materials

Pencil; Tracing paper

Techniques

Drawing (image-making)

Subjects depicted

Bombers

Categories

AIRCRAFT & Aerodromes: Powered AIRCRAFT: British, 1940's

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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