Mervyn O'Gorman, British aeronautical designer, 1930.
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Photomechanical reproduction of a charcoal drawing. Mervyn O'Gorman (1871-1958) was one of the greatest British aeronautical designers. During World War I he was an aeronautical research designer at the Royal Aircraft Factory in Farnborough, testing out new inventions in the field.