Lancaster HK543

Original Silver Gelatin photograph

19 x 25 cm

Stamped to reverse “Copyright ‘the Aeroplane'” 23 July 1945

HK543 was a Lancaster III, probably produced in 1943. Here she is shown in July 1945, she was recorded photgraphically on bombing trials from Boscombe Down that month, this photograph may reasonably be assumed to be from that event.

Provenance: from the collection of Philip J R Moyes, author of many books on the RAF, most notably The Pictorial History which ran to several volumes.

Condition: mostly good.