Andrew Lambirth

Ghosts in a landscape: farming life through the eyes of Thomas Hennell

Jessica Kilburn celebrates an unjustly neglected artist who captured in delicate watercolours the passing of ancient agricultural traditions in the 1930s

‘The Land is Yours’ by Thomas Hennell — one of many watercolours capturing a way of farming that was being superseded by mechanisation. Credit: Bridgeman Images

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