Lot 139

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Limited edition ‘Eagle Field Edition' lithograph print titled ‘The Hornet's Nest', 26 x 17 in., signed by eleven of the Doolittle Raiders: RICHARD COLE, TRAVIS HOOVER, DAVID JONES, RICHARD KNOBLOCK, ROBERT HITE, FRANK KAPPELER, CHARLES OZUK, CHASE NIELSON, DAVID THATCHER, THOMAS GRIFFIN and EDWIN HORTON. The artist John Shaw signs this print which features the raiders working on their aircraft with Gen. James Doolittle and Captain Marc Mitscher standing on the deck. This limited print is marked ‘44/100' at the bottom right. Presented in a 37.5 x 34 in. black frame. Beneath the print is a photo postcard of Gen. JAMES H. DOOLITTLE (1896-1993) American aviator who gained fame both as a racing pilot and as leader of the first air raid on Tokyo during World War II, depicting him with his plane which he signs in blue ink. This lot is accompanied by several certificates of authenticity for the print and signatures. Fine.

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January 25, 2023 10:00 AM EST
Chesapeake City, MD, US

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