Ronald Lampitt ( 1906-88)

Born Worcester, 16/3/1906. Painter of landscapes and rural scenes in oils & watercolour, poster designer, book and magazine illustrator, including 'Zoo', 'Passing Show', 'Illustrated', 'Modern Wonder', 'John Bull', 'Look and Learn' and 'Treasure'. Book illustrations included work for Oxford University Press and Ladybird Books, many of them in collaboration with Henry James Deverson (1908-1972). His association with Deverson included working on the 'Mainly for Children' series published by the Sunday Times in the early 1960s, but also went deeper as Lampitt was married to H.J.'s sister, Mona Deverson (1911-1995), in 1938. The couple had two daughters, Judy and Susan.He Worked for Artists Partners Agency in London. Lived for many years in Sidcup, Kent. He died in October 1988, aged 82. Produced posters for GWR, SR, LMS & BR.

Produced artwork for LMR (C) series.

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Ronald Lampitt
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