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From newsletter 7:

18.  SOLOMON, Solomon J. Autograph letter signed to E. Lonsdale Deighton, dated '14th Oct 1922'. 16,5 x 12,5 cm. 4 lines, written on one side of a 4 p. letter paper printed '18, Hyde Park Gate S.W.7.'.   'Certainly use the drawing of which you write in the new edition of the Album for Earl Haigs Appeal Fund.'  

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* A letter by the painter Solomon J. Solomon (1860-1927), who was influenced by Leighton and Alma-Tadema to paint large dramatic canvases. In the Great War he pioneered in camouflage painting of tanks, buildings and netting, receiving the rank of lieutenant-colonel from General Douglas Haig. Solomon obviously liked the idea that a drawing of his was used for The British Legion album in aid of Field-Marshall Earl Haig's appeal for ex-service men of all ranks, that was published in 1924 by E. Lonsdale Deighton.