“Combat Over Messines” by Mark Postlethwaite

  • Sale
  • Regular price $85.00

Limited Edition of 100: $85
Overall Size 59cm x 42cm (23″ x 16″)
Image Size 46cm x 30cm (18″ x 12″)
Year Published 2014

Australian pilot Lieutenant Patrick Gordon Taylor in his Sopwith Pup of 66 Squadron RFC shoots down a German reconnaissance Albatros C.VII on the morning of 7th June 1917, whilst the Battle of Messines Ridge plays out below. In the background, ‘A’ flight leader Jock Andrews can be seen engaging another Albatros C type.