Sketch book of Cyril Ednott Crooke, 1918

Place Europe: United Kingdom, England
Accession Number RCDIG0000352
Collection number 3DRL/2497
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 1
Object type Sketchbook
Physical description 57 Image/s captured
Maker Crooke, Cyril Ednott
Place made United Kingdom: England
Date made 1918
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Digital format and content protected by copyright.

Sketch book relating to the First World War service of Lieutenant Cyril Ednott Crooke, Australian Flying Corps. The bound leather drawing book features detailed water colour paintings produced between 4 March 1918 and 24 September 1918. It depicts aeroplanes, troopships, Leeds Castle, Australian plants, "Miss Flighty", an eagle, an elk, a Lewis gun, and the signatures of a number of soldiers including Victoria Cross winners.