"Homeward Bound" Framed Canvas Art with B-17G & P-51D Relics
"Homeward Bound" by Artist Craig Tinder
This framed, limited edition Giclée Canvas print by Artist Craig Tinder illustrates the return trip of a B-17G Flying Fortress across the English Channel - escorted by a "Little Friend", a watchful P-51D Mustang.
Each canvas print comes ready to hang with a solid, 2" black stained wood frame and includes an embedded fragment from BOTH the B-17G Flying Fortress and P-51D Mustang which are mounted on a beautifully engraved metallic data plate which outlines the details of the print and relic for all viewers to learn about. As an added touch, each framed art piece includes a metallic, Certificate of Authenticity for added provenance and collectibility.
Choose from 2 different canvas sizes:
- 18" x 12" (45.7 cm x 30.5 cm) Limited to ONLY 30 Prints
- 30" x 20" (76.2 cm x 45.7 cm) Limited to ONLY 20 Prints
Each Limited Edition Framed Print is hand-crafted by Artist Craig Tinder using the highest quality materials and archival techniques. Each piece of artwork is created on-demand and typically takes 1-2 weeks for delivery.
About the Print:
"Double Trouble Two", a P-51D Mustang piloted by Lt. Col. William B. Bailey from the 352nd Fighter Squadron, 353rd Fighter Group, provides welcome company across the English Channel to "Shady Lady", a B-17G Flying Fortress of the 398th Bomb Group.
About the Artifacts:
This B-17G Flying Fortress wing skin originated from was removed from B-17G N722C, known as "Texas Raiders" during a significant wing spar restoration in 2001. This particular artifact originated from the outer wing segment of the port wing.
This specific P-51D-25-NA Mustang fragment came from a fuselage panel of aircraft Construction No. 122-40530 (N51TH). This aircraft is currently painted in the livery of "Alabama Rammer Jammer", the same 353rd Fighter Group aircraft depicted in the artwork.
Craig Tinder has been an aviation artist since 1999 and specializes in rivet-level accuracy. Raised on the fences of the Reno Air Races, Craig has had the opportunity to create illustrations for Medal of Honor Recipients, WWII Aces, as well as the families of veterans looking to commemorate their loved ones.
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