Tom Gentleman (b.1892, d.1966)

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Tom Gentleman was a member of the Society of Industrial Artists, who designed designed posters and other advertising material for Shell, the British Road Federation and a number of other organisations. He also illustrated books, magazines and book covers. His son was David Gentleman (Art Work), who also designed posters for London Transport, and, more significantly, the Charing Cross mural.

Information taken from: London Transport Museum Database, February 2000, Starch Green Artists, you could also check out Artist Biographies (£).

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