Phillips Petroleum WWI Aerial Battle Prints


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Three sepia-tone prints from a promotional series by Phillips Petroleum Company, 1961. Paper size is 21 x 17", artist is Tran Mawicke. Prints are: Plate #15, April 1918, Eddie Rickenbacker in pursuit of an Albatros DV; Plate #16, November 1917, McKeever and Powell take on nine enemy planes; Plate #17, March 1917, Rene' Fonck in a Caudron G.IV bomber engages Albatros single-seaters. Plates 16 & 17 are excellent; plate 15 has a section of toning which can be seen in the photograph (the shading on the right is a shadow). These are very nice art prints of high quality and would be wonderful framed. Included is a letter from the manager of aviation sales dated 1961 which was included when the prints were released. The price for the three...