Frank Newbould ( 1887-1951)

Born Bradford on 24 September 24 1887, the son of J M Newbould, a chemist. Studied Bradford College of Art before becoming a black and white illustrator and poster artist. In 1919 he designed 'The Call of the East', a recruiting poster for the RAF. Designed many later posters for various companies, particularly for the Railways (LNER, GWR, LT, BR), Orient Line, GPO. Newbould was a silver and bronze medallist for poster design, South Kensington National Competition, also first-class honours for design. In 1942 Newbould joined the War Office as assistant to Abram Games, where he produced eleven posters, including four for the 'Your Britain, Fight for it Now',

Produced artwork for GWR & LNER Carriage adverts and notices series.

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