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Self portrait

Collection: Gray's School of Art Collection; Richard Ross Robertson Art Collection
Object Type: Drawing
Artist/Maker: Robertson, Richard Ross
Date: 1935
Media/Materials: Charcoal drawing
Dimensions: 31.4 cm x 52 cm
Classification: Sculpture


Life drawing. Head and shoulders self portrait by sculptor Richard Ross Robertson who taught at Gray's school of art.

In 1939 Richard Ross Robertson joined the RAF as a radio operator.
During the war Robertson took part in delivering Lockheed Hudson light bomber/ reconnaissance aircraft from Canada to Great Britain. As the aircraft were unarmed the flights were routed from Canada to Great Britain via Argentina, Lagos and Spain.
Object Number: ABDRG2007.22