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1887-1951

Born in Bradford, Newbould studied at Bradford College of Art before becoming a black and white illustrator and poster artist. Although there is no record of First World War posters by Newbould, in 1919 he designed ‘The Call of the East', a recruiting poster for the RAF. Inter-war he designed many posters, particularly for the London & North Eastern Railway (LNER), London Transport and the Orient Line.

In 1942 Newbould joined the War Office as assistant to Abram Games, where he produced posters, including four for the ‘Your Britain, Fight for it Now', in the tradition of ‘This England' - a peacetime English scene, for which he had made famous with his LNER travel posters.

 

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