Lambert, George (1873-1930) by Scholes, Robert

George Lambert (1873 – 1930) Born in Russia, he came to England in 1878. He went to Australia in 1891 and studied at the Sydney School of Art, winning a scholarship to Paris. He then taught at the London School of Art for some years, returning to Australia in 1928. His work appeared in , , and . Lambert was appointed as an official war artist late in 1917. Attached to the AIF in Palestine, he left London on 25 December. During the journey he did the first of seventy-six drawings produced in 1918; many are portraits of the officers and men who were based in Egypt and Palestine. The Graphic The Strand Magazine The English Illustrated Magazine

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