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British Tank Crewman 1940-45

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British Tank Crewman detail images
These are original paintings by Graham Turner, painted in gouache on watercolour board for the Osprey book 'British Tank Crewman 1940-45'. They are unique pieces of hand-painted artwork by this well known historical artist.
Royal Tank Regiment crewman, 1940 - painting by Graham TurnerRoyal Tank Regiment crewman, 1940 Ref: BTC-1

Royal Tank Regiment crewman as he would have appeared early in the war, wearing battledress and with a small box respirator in the alert position on his chest. Around him are uniform and equipment details, including a selection of helmets, weapons and Royal Tank Regiment and Royal Armoured Corps beret badges.

Gouache painting by Graham Turner - image size 13"x 17" (33 x 43cm)

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Price: 545.00



Crusader II tank - painting by Graham TurnerCollecting a 'new' tank Ref: BTC-2

A tank crew arrive to collect a repaired Crusader II tank in the Western Desert, early 1942.

Gouache painting by Graham Turner - image size 17"x 13" (43 x 33cm)

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Price: 545.00



Cromwell Tank Cutaway - painting by Graham TurnerCromwell tank cutaway Ref: BTC-3

A cutaway view of a Cromwell tank, showing the positions and responsibilities of the five crew members.

Gouache painting by Graham Turner - image size 17"x 13" (43 x 33cm)

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Price: 495.00



Lee tanks, Burma 1944 - painting by Graham TurnerBurma 1944 Ref: BTC-4

After a day in action, the crews of these Lee tanks prepare for the following day in the evening heat.

Gouache painting by Graham Turner - image size 17"x 13" (43 x 33cm)

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Price: 545.00



Normandy 1944 - painting by Graham TurnerNormandy 1944 Ref: BTC-5

British Sherman tanks, including a powerful Firefly, come under attack as they advance through the small fields and narrow lanes of Normandy. In the top right a German StuG III assault gun has knocked out one of the British tanks from its concealed position, while lower right a machine gun crew keep another Sherman and its accompanying infantry under fire, allowing a Panzerfaust anti-tank team to advance around their flank unseen in the sunken lane.

Gouache painting by Graham Turner - image size 17"x 13" (43 x 33cm)

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Price: 400.00



Bail Out! - Churchill tank in Italy - painting by Graham TurnerBail Out! Ref: BTC-6

The surviving crew of a knocked-out Churchill tank bail out of the escape hatch, having come under fire in the mountains of Italy in November 1944.

Gouache painting by Graham Turner - image size 17"x 13" (43 x 33cm)

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Price: 545.00



Tank Crewman in North-West Europe, winter 1944/45 - painting by Graham TurnerTank Crewman in North-West Europe, winter 1944/45 Ref: BTC7

British tank crews continued to wear battledress until the end of the war, but by the winter of 1944, most had been issued with the "pixie suit" coverall, which could be worn instead of battledress, or over it.

Around the main figure are details of weapons, radio set, rations and other items of equipment.

Gouache painting by Graham Turner - image size 13"x 17" (33 x 43cm)

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Price: 545.00



Purchasing an Original Painting

If you are interested in purchasing an original painting, please email Graham Turner at graham@studio88.co.uk to discuss the purchase or to arrange to visit.

Graham Turner's original paintings are offered for sale by the artist himself, rather than through Studio 88, which is our print publishing business. Consequently, payment directly to him is preferred.

Paintings are priced unframed, and copyright is not included.

Collection or Delivery of Original Paintings

The cost of shipping original paintings varies, depending on their size, value and destination. Our usual shipping rates do not apply, but we would be happy to provide a quote for shipping to your address if you are unable to collect.
Royal Tank Regiment crewman, 1940 - detail from a painting by Graham Turner

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