B-24, "Pluto"

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Item Details

Title

B-24, "Pluto"

Subject

Airplanes

Description

"Disney character 'Pluto' B-24 nose art" From "Darkroom Soldier": "Fuselage Art. Painting nicknames, names and personalized icons on the fuselage was an unsanctioned but traditional art of Army Air Force crews. The motifs were varied and extensive -- tail fins with skull and crossbones, sides with female nudes, noses with sharks and other animals....Here, one of many mischievous Walt Disney cartoon characters." ("Darkroom Soldier" caption authored by George Venn)

Creator

Anonymous

Date

1944

Contributor

Helten, Paula (curator)

Rights

(c)Eastern Oregon University. This image is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution - Noncommercial - No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/us/). Acknowledgement of Eastern Oregon University as a source is required. For print quality images, prints, or high resolution tiff files, or commercial uses please contact the Library Director at Eastern Oregon University.

Identifier

2010.1.960

Provenance

From the Collection of Fred Hill