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Sailor and Aviatrix (detail)

W. A. Anderson, McCausland, Toronto

1955

HMCS (Her Majesty's Canadian Ship) on the sailor's hat, a female flyer in a leather flying helmet equipped with built-in earphones, goggles, and RAF insignia. Richly coloured maple leaves are an emblem of Canada.

 

Sailor and Aviatrix (detail)