HAMSON-LANE Family History
A journey of discovery ..... from whence we came
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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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.
Drawn: 1942 This illustration depicts the joy felt by P.O.W.s when they received a Red Cross parcel.
Drawn: 1943 This illustration depicts the upheaval experienced by P.O.W.s when they were required to move to another camp.
Drawn: 1985 This illustration was drawn for his daughter's wedding invitation.
Drawn: 1995 This illustration was used on a recruitment flyer for his local Rambling Club.