Wednesday, October 08, 2008

Len Smith


There's a simply astonishing feature in the Guardian today on a soldier called Len Smith who fought in the First World War. He was an artist, and he worked in the trenches, making drawings of enemy lines and features to help the British attacks. These works, in any circumstance, are beautiful. In the circumstances in which this man must have created them they are nothing short of genius.

The Guardian has a number of the pictures. More info can be found here.

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