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This wonderful book, which contains many paintings and a few sketches, shows various combat aircraft of the Second World War through the artist's brushes.


Format 30 x 21 x 2 cm
Nbr. de pages 109
Finition Cartonné
Particularités Jaquette
Année d’édition 1990
Langue Anglais
Etat du livre Très bon état
Auteur Charles J. Thompson
Editeur Pan Books Ltd


Aviation book
Spitfire, Hawker Hurricane, Messerschmitt, Mosquito, Bristol Beaufighter, Lancaster, Mustang… The very names of these famous aircraft evoke the history of the Second World War - and in particular the daring exploits of the Battle of Britain. Illustrated in full colour and accompanied by the artist's own descriptive captions and eyewitness accounts, Wings is a unique record of a bygone era.

Charles J. Thompson ( 1931 ) was born in the British Army Hospital in Poona ( Pune, Maharashtra, India ) and was educated in Lucknow ( Uttar Pradesh, India ). He became fascinated with aircraft at an early age and had numerous chances to see aircraft while growing up in India. He came to the United Kingdom in 1949 and joined Briggs Motor Bodies ( Dagenham, London ) as a trainee draughtsman. When Briggs was taken over by the Ford Motor Company, Charles J. Thompson moved to the styling department where he would work for 37 years. His most notable design was the Ford Cortina Mk.I but he worked on other vehicles too, including the Corsair and Classic Capri, while earlier he had worked on the Zephyr / Zodiac family and had a stint in the Detroit design office.
Charles J. Thompson joined the Guild of Aviation Artists in the early 1980's and quickly became a leading figure, gaining Associate membership in 1982 and full membership in 1984. He has held many posts within the organisation, including a stint as Chairman.
( sources : HANSEN FINE ART, Wings, Wikipedia )
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