|Dropping Bombs Over German Country
|FES Title:||Dropping bombs over German country – far back of French lines.|
|Alternate Titles:||Bombing (1994; 2008)|
|Size:||36″H x 27.25″W|
|Published:|| “Our War Eagles.” Red Cross Magazine, July 1918: 18.
caption: “Bombing” The aviator takes a map of the country which looks like the earth in this picture, and on which the spot to be bombed is marked. He can hit within a hundred yards of the object
Barron, Elwyn A. Deeds of Heroism and Bravery. New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1920: cover.
Lescaboura, Austin C. and J. M. Bird, eds. Harper’s Pictorial Library of the World Wars, Vol VIII. New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1920: frontispiece.
Ianni, Francis A. World War One Remembered. Wilmington: Delaware Heritage Commission, 1993: 64.
|Inscription:||um: F.E. Schoonover / ’18|
|Annotations:|| en verso in black paint: 843 / Painted by- / Frank E. Schoonover / March 1918.
en verso on original label on upper stretcher: Aviation series for Red Cross L.I / No. 843 / Dropping Bomes
|Comments:|| NT 4×5 ; index; edit
|Provenance:||Sold by artist to Leonard L. Beans, Jr. (July 23, 1959); Sotheby’s, New York ( March 17, 1994); Thomas Brown, Naples, Florida ; private collection |