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MCluettAV120946-150515-15.pdf
Royal Air Force notebook for workshop and laboratory records containing a large number of hand drawn wartime cartoons including aircraft caricatures. On the cover '547557 AC2 Johnson' and '1209046 LAC Cluett 1940'.

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A caricature side view of Ron Mathers standing looking at Lancasters. It is signed by Pat Rooney and dated 1945.

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Photograph 1 is a group of 49 airmen arranged in 4 rows. Behind is a building. It is captioned 'No 63 course 3 F.I.S. Lulsgate Bottom 14th June-12th July 1944' and underneath 'With some reluctance we became instructors (names on the back)'.
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Two model trains on track on bridge over stream. Note 'Models hand made by Keith Dexter 1933, Midland Compund Johnson Tank 4-4-0 in H.O. scale 3.5 mm/to the foot'.

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A side view cartoon of Harold Gorton. He is standing with his hands in his pockets. It is captioned 'Gort' and is signed 'Pat Rooney 1943'.

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Les Rutherford talks about the prisoner of war diary he compiled while an inmate of Belaria compound at Stalag Luft 3. Two months after arriving, he exchanged three chocolate bars for the notebook which became this personal memoir. He recollects…

MTwellsE171780-151026-30.pdf
A booklet of war time cartoons. The second page contains names, addresses and signatures of colleagues.

MTwellsE171780-151026-33.pdf
Envelope and card addressed to Ernie Twells, inviting him to the wedding of Beatrice Marshall and Arthur Brittain.

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A document written by Leonard W Dorricott describing his interest in Bromoil photography.

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A small wooden box with a 104 Squadron crest, an image of a B-24 and the text 'Flak Ship'. Inside is a typed piece of paper with '1215793 F/Sgt Norton'.

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Photograph 1 is of a photographer taking a portrait of a French airman. Behind is the photographic lorry and awnings. Captioned 'Photographic tent.'

Photograph 2 is of Reginald George Cavalier painting a partially-clad woman on the canvas of a…

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Photograph 1 - the Christmas dinner menu at RAF Farnborough with a cartoon of a German reconnaissance aircraft being shot down.
Photograph 2 - the signatures of some of the participants.
Captioned 'Christmas dinner, R.A.F. Farnborough…

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Robert McClements grew up in Northern Ireland and after working in various jobs he volunteered for the Royal Air Force. He flew a tour of operations as a mid upper gunner with 10 Squadron. He discusses the model of his aircraft that a German…

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The steam boat is running across the pond. Its progress is watched by seated and standing spectators. In the background is a hut. One yacht is on the water and one is at the side.

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Bristow up to his chest in water performs maintenance on his steam boat. Around the pond are many seated and standing spectators. There are two model yachts on the pond.

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Bristow and boat are in the corner of the pond. A small group of spectators is watching.

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The steam boat is in deep water with Bristow following it. Only his shoulders and head are above water.

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In the corner of the pond Bristow is working on his steam boat. He is watched by several spectators.

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Group ,of men launching the steam boat on a pond. Two yachts are sailing on the pond. Spectators are standing and seated round the pond.

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Three drawings A full-face portrait, an airman in profile looking to the left and a landscape of huts.

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The model motorcycle is mounted on a stand with a matchbox beside giving scale. Seven items including Polish eagles, a bracelet and rings are mounted on a card.

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A small model of a Lysander aircraft in Royal Air Force colours and a larger model of a carriage.

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Detailed model of a three-masted sailing ship. It is in full sail with a royal navy ensign at the rear. It is mounted on a stand.

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Four drawings on a wall. The first is of a man and a model with the message 'Keep your mind occupied'. The second is not clear. The third is a landscape and the fourth is a racing car with the message 'Speed Sport'.

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Three men examine several models on a rough table. Two ships and a carriage are prominent. Several drawings and paintings are on the wall behind.
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