Reg Gammon (b.1894; d.1997)


Described as a ‘remarkable artist’, a retrospective exhibition of Gammon’s work was held at the Somerset Rural Life Museum in Glastonbury in March 2002. Examples of his work include images of gypsies and Derbyshire dry stone wallers. He illustrated books, certainly in the 1950s.

Information collated from: Anonymous, ‘Reg Gammon’,, accessed October 3 2003; Celebrating Somerset, ‘Celebrating Somerset – The Tourism Pages, Events Listing’,…, accessed October 3 2003;, ‘Gypsy Sisters’,, accessed October 3 2003; Bearnes Auctioneers, ‘Auction House Lot Detail’,, accessed October 3 2003; Dial-a-Book, Sydney, ‘Books on Dogs’,, accessed October 3 2003. See also Wikipedia.

Featured Image: The Independent

By Second World War Posters

Mass Communications Academic, @MMUBS. British Home Front Propaganda posters as researched for a PhD completed 2004. In 1997, unwittingly wrote the first history of the Keep Calm and Carry On poster, which she now follows with interest.

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