Boeing "Fortress" B-17 Heavy Bomber · U.S. Army Air Force

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Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Credit Line

Gift of the Norfolk Charitable Trust

Medium

Print, Offset Lithograph on Paper, Colored

Dimensions

2-D - Unframed (H x W): 36.7 × 40.6cm (14 7/16 in. × 16 in.)

Physical Description

Colored offset lithograph of three Boeing "Fortress" B-17 Heavy Bombers in battle over water. The bomber in the foreground is dropping bombs and firing at an enemy. An axis aircraft has been hit, and is descending with a trail of smoke behind. Artist is William John Heaslip (1899-1970).

Type

ART-Prints, Original

Inventory Number

A20140772000

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