Illustrations

Drawings and sketches by Henry Austin Lane.

 

This very small selection of survivng illustrations by Henry, is intended to give a flavour of the talent with which he was born, a gift he unbelievably failed to exploit in his lifetime (even during his long retirement).

 

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Pencil drawing
Pencil drawing

Drawn: 1939 This illustration of his beloved mother, was drawn by Henry shortly before he embarked for France with the British Expeditionary Force (B.E.F.) at the onset of World War II.

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Red Cross parcel
Red Cross parcel

Drawn: 1942 This illustration depicts the joy felt by P.O.W.s when they received a Red Cross parcel.

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Changing camps
Changing camps

Drawn: 1943 This illustration depicts the upheaval experienced by P.O.W.s when they were required to move to another camp.

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Wedding invitation
Wedding invitation

Drawn: 1985 This illustration was drawn for his daughter's wedding invitation.

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Rambling Club flyer
Rambling Club flyer

Drawn: 1995 This illustration was used on a recruitment flyer for his local Rambling Club.

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