Frederick Donald Blake, RI, RSMA, NEAC (b.1908; d.1997)

F. Donald Blake was born in Greenock, Renfrewshire in Scotland on 7th June 1908. At the age of two his parents moved to London. At the age of 13 he attended the Camberwell School of Arts and Craft. His father funded these studies for 18 months and at the age of 15 he went into a building trade drawing office where he was engaged as an architectural draftsman. During that time he studied 3 nights…