Description

Tiger 104 P-40 Warhawk
By Artist, Craig Tinder

Printed on a heavy, matte substrate, this archival art print is fade-resistant with an astonishingly high resolution to bring out rivet-level details.

Maj. Edward Rector became a double ace in the Pacific theater with a confirmed score of 10.5 victories against Japan. Edward Rector had earlier been assigned to the U.S.S. Ranger when he received an offer to sign up with the American Volunteer Group (AVG). In 1941, Edward Rector scored the first air-to-air combat victory for the 23rd Fighter Group.

Edward Rector would later command Gen. Claire Chennault's China Task Force (76th Squadron) and would return to China in 1945 to claim is last aerial victory.

His decorations included the Legion of Merit and the British Distinguished Flying Cross for actions in Rangoon.

This fine art print includes an aged background designed from an actual World War II military map. A timeless design for any decor!

This item is printed on demand and typically requires 2-3 day for printing prior to shipment.

About the Artist:

Craig Tinder is an artist/historian specializing in the creation of digital aviation art work and has held a lifelong passion and interest toward history and painting. Craig grew up hanging on the fences at the Reno Air Races which fueled his passion for illustrating his favorite subject matter: WW2 aircraft. As a Loadmaster and restorer on a B-17 Flying Fortress, he understands the intricate details of his pursuits and re-creates one-of-a-kind warbird illustrations for the families of veterans. He has won numerous art shows and has contributed illustrations to a variety of publications and public education displays. Over the years, Craig has amassed a large collection of artifacts, period photos, clothing, weapons, and more, all of which are used as research materials in his paintings. He is an avid collector and serious historian - combined with his artistic talents, he produces exciting and accurate renditions of history. His original and limited-edition print work can be seen in many private collections around the world.

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