print in this breathtakingly beutiful new limited edition
by Robert Taylor has been individually signed in pencil
by Six surviving air crew veterans and a ground crew veteran
of the Dams raid, including the sole-surviving Dambuster
pilot, New Zealander Les Munro DSO,DFC,RNZAF.
crews of 617 Squadron that took part in the epic dams raid
on the night of 16/17 May 1943 were amongst the finest in
the RAF, especially the pilots. They were the elite of Bomber
Command and when they left RAF Scampton that night, the
skills of their pilots - some of the finest bomber pilots
of the Second World War, would be tested to the limit.
they must guide their aircraft across heavily defended enemy
territory at altitudes often as low as fifty feet, dodging
flack, trees, buildings and power lines and then they must
attack their targets with a precision unmatched in the annals
of the RAF. Of all the pilots who took to the skies that
night, no one was more accomplished at low - level flying
than Flight Lieutenant "Mick" Martin and it his
aircraft - Avro Lancaster AJ-P, that Robert Taylor
has chosen to portray in his highly evocotive new work "Inbound
to Target". In company with Flight Lieutenant John
Hopgood in the distance, they follow one of the many canals
of Holland, wingtips bareley missing the sails of the windmills,
en-route to the Mohne Dam.
crafted in a subtle, unique blend of pencil and paint, Robert
Taylor's latest masterpiece is a truly stunning and highly
individual rendition of this most famous mission. Printed
on the latest precision press, each of these exclusive limited
edition prints is a true and faithful reproduction of his
LIMITED EDITION & ARTIST PROOFS
print in this superb limited edition has been personally signed
in pencil by the artist Robert Taylor together with the Six
surviving air crew veterans and a ground crew veteran of the
Dams raid, including the sole-surviving Dambuster pilot, New
Zealander Les Munro DSO,DFC,RNZAF.
Ray Grayston RAF, Squadron Leader George Johnson DFM RAF,
Corporal Kenneth Lucas RAF, Flight Sergeant Grant Mcdonald
RCAF, Squadron Leader Les Munro DSO DFC RNZAF, Sergeant Fred
PUBLISHER PROOF EDITION
The Fifty Publisher Proofs have been signed by all Six of
the veterans from the limited edition. However, in addition,
each of these elegent proofs has been individually matted
to contain the authentic signatures of another Six legendary
Dambuster pilots and crew, five of whom were decorated for
their part in the epic Dambuster raid.
Leader Ken Brown CGM RCAF, Flight Lieutenant Edward Johnson
DFC RAF, Air Marshall Sir Harold "Mick" Martin KCB
CB DSO DFC AFC RAAF, Flying Officer Dave Roger DFC RCAF, Squadron
Leader David Shannon DSO DFC RAAF, Flight Lieutenant Bill
Townsend CGM DFM RAF.
Dambusters - Inbound to Target Robert Taylor - Matted
Publisher Proof Edition.
numbered certificate of authenticity included.
Print Size 21 3/4" x 14 3/8" (inches) Printed in
lightfast inks on acid free archival paper.
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UK £135.00 Edition Size - 225
Publishers Proof Edition
UK £295.00 Edition Size - 50
Artist Proof Edition
UK £225.00 Edition Size - 25
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edition of identical prints, numbered sequentially and individually
signed by the artist, having a stated limit to the quantity
in the edition. Following publication the printing plates
are destroyed. Almost all the aviation art and aircraft
prints featured on this website are authenticated with the
original signatures of distinguished military personnel.
old tradition of reserving a quantity of prints for the
artist's use, usually equal to about 10 % of the edition.
In the early days of printing, these prints were the only
remuneration the poor artist received. Proofs are signed
by the artist and numbered showing the quantity of Artist's
Proofs issued in the edition. Because of their highly restricted
number, Artist's Proofs are sold at a higher value than
the regular prints in the edition.
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time of publication, usually equal to no more than 10% of
the edition. These are reserved for the publisher's use,
mostly for donation to Museums, Service establishments,
Service Associations, and the like. Quantities of Publishers
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be made available to collectors either at the time of publication,
or at a later date, depending upon availability.
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in the margin, each numbered out of the quantity of individually
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prints in any one edition generally is between 25 and 50.
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thus making each print totally unique. Remarqued prints
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published to compliment a limited edition, and usually issued
at the same time.
(or mounted) print:
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original work individually drawn by the artist, completed
in pencil, ink, or other medium, and personally signed by
the artist. Being an original work each drawing is unique
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of prints issued in the edition, confirming authenticity
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inscribed with the matching unique number inscribed on the
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