Tally ho!

Hurricanes of 85 Squadron, led by Squadron Leader P.W.Townsend, attacking Dornier 17's during the Battle of Britain. 

The idea for this painting came from reading about a senior pilot of 85 Sqn. Flt. Lt. H.R.Hamilton, a Canadian from New Brunswick. The Surname of Hamilton of course caught my eye, and I learnt that he had been shot down and killed near Camber Castle, Sussex.  Further reading showed 85 to be a squadron who were in the thick of the fighting for much of the time. Therefore, I decided to paint a section of 85 Sqn. Hurricanes with "Hammy" Hamilton's VY-L in the foreground, the aircraft in which he was to lose his life. He died on the evening of 29th August 1940, aged 23.


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  • Size: 178mm x 127mm
  • Envelope: White
  • Availability: 3 in stock
  • SKU: H36

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