Book -Home Guard Manual of Camouflage

Item Details

Title Book -Home Guard Manual of Camouflage
Artist Roland Penrose
Language English
Author Roland Penrose
Publisher Lee Miller Archives: ISBN:978 0953 23 8972
Format / Size Hardback facimile 19cm x 12.7cm x1cm
Description A facsimile of the wartime practical Home Guards manual, discussing the necessity for camouflage; nature as a guide for camouflage; the importance of background, texture, colour, shadows and more. "Officially approved by the War Office." Sir Roland Penrose CBE (14 October 1900 – 23 April 1984) was an English artist, historian and poet. He was a major promoter and collector of modern art and an associate of the key Surrealists in Europe. During the Second World War he put his artistic skills to practical use as a teacher of camouflage. He was Lecturer to the War Office School for Instructors to the Home Guard and also a Lecturer at the Osterley Park School for Training of the Home Guard.

Buy This Item