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Inspecting the Cockpit of a Crashed ME110, Displayed in The Walnuts as a Fundraiser, Autumn 1940

© the artist. Photo credit: Bromley Historic Collections

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This is one of a series of 39 paintings produced by Stephen Chaplin based upon his memories of his childhood during the Second World War in Orpington. This crashed ME110 was pulled into position on a trailer. Camouflage netting was erected above it to prevent attack. It was put on display at the Walnuts to raise funds for more Spitfires. The painter visited and sat in the cockpit.

Central Library, Bromley

Orpington

  • Date

    2006

  • Medium

    oil on canvas laid on panel

  • Measurements

    25.4 x 30.5 cm

  • Accession number

    LDBMP: 2006.23.13

  • Acquisition method

    gift from the artist, 2006

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Central Library, Bromley

Church Hill, Orpington, Greater London BR6 0HH England

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