James Bailey, former foreman gardener at Queen’s Park, served in the Army, spending two years in the Balkans.
During this time he produced a book of sketches, many of them humorously portraying aspects of Army life in caricature with appropriate captions. They are in the style of Bruce Bairnsfather, the famous Great War illustrator.
The sketch book is in the Towneley Hall collection.
Towneley Hall Museum,
Burnley BB11 3RQ
Adults: £5 for a 12-month pass
Children (17 and under): FREE
Students with valid ID: FREE
From the 6th July Towneley Hall will be opening to the public with COVID safe measures in place. Our opening hours will be Saturday to Thursday, 12-4.45pm (last entry at 4pm).
To manage visitor numbers Towneley Hall will be operating a booking system for people to enter the hall. Please book your visit with us here: towneley.org.uk/book-your-visit
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