"TOP DOG" by ROBERT TAYLOR
THE RAF EDITION
Edition Size - 500
THE RAAF EDITION
Edition Size - 100
THE ARTIST PROOF - RAF
Edition Size - 25
THE MEMORIAL PROOFS - RAF
Edition Size - 50
A TRIBUTE TO THE MEN WHO FLEW THE MOSQUITO.
Completing a record 213 operational sorties with Bomber Command’s Pathfinder Force, Mosquito LR503 became one of the most successful aircraft in the Royal Air Force during World War II. It flew first with 109 Pathfinder Squadron, and then 105 Pathfinder Squadron, completing more combat missions than any other Allied aircraft.
Overall Print Size: 221/4” wide x 21” high
The editions are signed by eminent RAF & RAAF airmen who flew the Mosquito during WWII, and represent not only Bomber Command, but also the men of Coastal and Fighter Commands. Each print is signed by the artist Robert Taylor, and hand-numbered.
THE RAF LIMITED EDITION
This FIVE signature edition is signed by:
Wing Commander ROBERT BRAY DFC*
Squadron Leader T. J. ‘TOMMY’ BROOM DFC
Squadron Leader RON CURTIS DSO DFC
Flight Lieutenant RAY HARRINGTON
Warrant Officer A.E. ‘BERT’WINWOOD,
The MEMORIAL PROOFS
With all the signatures of the RAF Edition, these EIGHT signature Proofs are additionally signed by the RAF’s top night-fighter Ace, and matted to include the original signatures of two of the RAF’s most highly decorated and respected Mosquito pilots.
Wing Commander BRANSE BURBRIDGE DSO* DFC*
Group Captain LEONARD CHESHIRE VC OM DSO** DFC* (matted)
Group Captain JOHN ‘CATS EYES’ CUNNINGHAM DSO** DFC* (matted)
THE RAAF EDITION
The two signature RAAF edition is signed by RAAF Airmen who both flew Mosquito LR503 with the Pathfinder Force.
Squadron Leader LEONARD C. JACOBE DFC* RAAF
Flying Officer MALCOLM ‘MAC’ B. SKINNER RAAF
TOP DOG by ROBERT TAYLOR (Mosquito 503: Pathfinder: RAF: RAAF: Bomber Command: Fighter Command)@vbader.com/virginiabaderfinearts