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Sydney Arrobus

(1901-1990), Artist

Artist of 5 portraits

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Michael Pulsford Floyd, by Sydney Arrobus - NPG D191

Michael Pulsford Floyd

by Sydney Arrobus
pen and ink, 1950
NPG D191

Christopher Llewellyn Gotch, by Sydney Arrobus - NPG D190

Christopher Llewellyn Gotch

by Sydney Arrobus
pen and ink, 1954
NPG D190

Nikolaus Pevsner, by Sydney Arrobus - NPG D192

Nikolaus Pevsner

by Sydney Arrobus
pen and ink, 1954
NPG D192

Sir Basil Urwin Spence, by Sydney Arrobus - NPG D6630

Sir Basil Urwin Spence

by Sydney Arrobus
pen and ink, 1958
NPG D6630

Sir Basil Urwin Spence, by Sydney Arrobus - NPG D6631

Sir Basil Urwin Spence

by Sydney Arrobus
pen and ink, 1959
NPG D6631


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Jane Devine Mejia

26 February 2021, 20:33

Sydney Samuel Arrobus donated his wartime sketchbooks and an oral history of his war service to the Imperial War Museum. The oral history has been digitised and is available online. His work can also be found in the Burgh House Museum, London:

Geoffrey Kaye

05 May 2019, 11:46

He was taken off the beach at Dunkirk May 31 1940.

Alan Giles

16 April 2017, 10:34

Sydney Arrobus:

He is mentioned (in connecton with his garden) in the book "Wonderful Windowboxes" by Derek Nimmo, published by Ward Lock, 1990 (pages 49-50) ISBN: 0-7063-6846-0

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