Monday, December 19, 2016

The Sketches of Russell Rabjohn

Russell Hughes Rabjohn was a trained artist when, at just eighteen years old, he went off to fight in the First World War. For three years, he kept a written diary and drew what he saw in a series of sketchbooks. Rabjohn’s sketches are a unique visual record of a lost time and are important both as a teaching resource and as a dramatic coffee-table book.

Due for publication in March, 2017, you can pre-order A Soldier's Sketchbook at or

In the meantime, here are a few of Russell's sketches. 


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