Lt Richard Barrett Talbot Kelly:
German Fokker bi-plane, c. 1917
Passe-partout (ref: 4591)
Watercolour on paper, 3 x 4 3/4 in. (7.5 x 12 cm.)
The Fokker was a single seat fighter plane named after its designer, Anthony Fokker, the Dutch aviation pioneer.
Talbot Kelly’s account of the First World War is recorded in A Subaltern’s
Odyssey (1980). A series of watercolours by Kelly is in the National Army Museum and the
Royal Airforce Museum.