and Canada
in the
Second World War
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British artist

La Dell, Edwin, ARA (1914-1970)

Edwin La Dell 1949, Credit : Imperial War Museum

La Dell had begun to establish himself as a lithographer before the war. In 1939 he joined the Civil Defence Camouflage Establishment in Leamington Spa and worked as a camouflage designer. He became involved with the Artists International Association and also submitted work to the WAAC In 1943 he was sent on active service, stopping first in Belgium, and then moving to the German Front.

The artworks in this exhibition

Australian War Memorial Canadian War Museum Imperial War Museum