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F Gregory Brown, 1887-1941
Simple name : Person: artist
Collection : People
Reference number : 1996/4837
Fullname : F Gregory Brown
AKA : Gregory Brown
Biography : In 1903 F Gregory Brown began his career as an art metalworker, but soon turned to magazine illustration. He was a founder member of the Design and Industries Association in 1915, and designed posters for the Empire Marketing Board, MacFisheries, ICI and the four main railway companies. In 1925 he won a gold medal at the 1925 Paris Exhibition of Decorative Arts for textile design.
Date of birth : 1887
Date of death : 1941
Role : Artist
Employment :
  • Designed posters for the Underground Group and London Transport : 1914-1940
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