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Oil Painting ‘Noon’

Serial No: N/A
Period: Inter-War
Reference: N/A
Museum: London
Location: Hangar 2
On Display: Yes

In this oil painting by Emile Antoine Verpilleux, a Royal Flying Corps wireless operator gathers intelligence by listening to messages sent from an aircraft observing the accuracy of a gun battery. On the right, an officer with a megaphone is passing the corrections to the gun’s crew and to the left an officer is marking targets on a map.

This painting is on display in the The First World War in the Air 1914–1918 exhibition in Hangar 2.

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