London's Hangar 6 will be closed 21 September while we update this exhibition.

The Portrait of A WAAF

Portrait of a WAAF by Elva Blacker

This very delicate sketch shows Blacker at her best. The work is unfinished and lacks detail in the cap badge, but was probably executed quite quickly, perhaps in half an hour, and shows her great facility with a pencil.

Pencil on paper