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De Havilland jet engine on test, November 1954.

Cuneo, Terence T

De Havilland jet engine on test, November 1954.
3 5 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 27cm


Oil painting by Terence Cuneo (1907-1996). Cuneo trained at the Slade and Chelsea schools of art in London, and from the 1940s onwards was commisioned to produced artwork for railway posters. Cuneo was also a prolific painter of portraits, ceremonial and military subjects. In his autobiography, Cuneo records his experiences of sketching a De Havilland 'Ghost' on its test bed.

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