R.W.Elgar (Mr)

Elgar designed savings posters in the Second World War, and was responsible for the panels at the base of Nelson's Column, Trafalgar Square, during Warships Weeks. He was also responsible for displays in early 1944 on Nelson's Column. His poster designs for the 'Salute the Soldier' campaign were chosen because they were 'not too warlike'. Information collated from: Anonymous, 'Services' Savings Poster', Advertiser's Weekly, Vol. 118, No. 1,535, October 22 1942, p.70; Anonymous, 'Salute the Soldier…