Acquisition of the Simon Heneage Collection

William Heath Robinson (1872–1944) was one of the leading illustrators of his day. This collection of 410 drawings and paintings includes some of the finest examples of Heath Robinson’s work. The collection has a heavy emphasis on his humorous works and includes many of his most well-known First and Second World War cartoons. The works will be displayed at the new Heath Robinson Museum at West House, Pinner when it opens.

William Heath Robinson's Deceiving the invader as to the state of the tide
William Heath Robinson's Deceiving the invader as to the state of the tide
Applicant: 
The William Heath Robinson Trust
Location: 
Penningtons, 33 Gutter Lane, London, London, EC2V 8AR
Region: 
London
Grant awarded: 
£250,000
Year awarded: 
2015