An artist who specialised in the 'book arts', Robinson was a brother of the cartoonist W Heath Robinson, so well known for his depiction of the complicated apparatus to perform the simple task. This Robinson was an illustrator of religious and non-fiction historical texts, and for journals and magazines.In the 1950s he exhibited from the Piazza Studios.
Thomas came to St Ives during WWII and remained until the end of his life, maintaining a studio to work on religious paintings, certificates (honorial) and bookplates. A painting of St Michael (oil on canvas 70 x 40.5) is part of the art collection at St Michael's Hospital, Hayle.
Painter, illustrator, book arts
works and access
Works include: Mysteries of the Rosary; St Michael (at Hayle)
Public Catalogue Foundation (2007) Cornwall & Isles of Scilly: Oil Paintings in Public Ownership
Tovey (2000) George Fagan Bradshaw - Submariner & Marine Artist, etc. STISA Principal members list p228
Tovey (2003) Creating a Splash (Illus)
Tovey (2009) St Ives/ Social History;