Barnett Freedman (b.1901; d.1958)

Freedman was a British illustrator and designer who produced many posters and book jackets for clients such as LT, Shell, the GPO and Faber & Faber. He was ‘influential in reviving and popularising colour lithogaphy as a medium for book illustration’ in the early 1930s. Some of his most successful work was for the Limited Editions Club of New York, including War and Peace (1938), and his classic stamps celebrating George V’s jubilee in 1935 Continue Reading →