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30th May 2024

Rose Henriques served as a VAD in the First World War, and as an air-raid warden in the East End of London during the Second World war. She would have made an excellent official war artist with her on-the-spot depictions of wartime London. This is Enquiries, Hooper Street V1 Incident (1941, Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives), painted in a vivid reportage style.

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