Clifford Ellis, 1907-1985
Simple name : Person: artist
Collection : People
Reference number : 1996/4891
Fullname : Clifford Wilson Ellis
Preferred name : Clifford Ellis
Biography : Clifford Ellis attended St Martin's School of Art, Regent Street Polytechnic and London University. Much of his work was done in collaboration with his wife Rosemary Ellis. They designed posters for Shell, The Empire Marketing Board and the General Post Office as well as London Transport. Between 1945 and 1982 they designed nearly one hundred book jackets for the New Naturalist Series published by Collins. Clifford Ellis was Principal of Corsham Court from 1946-72.
Date of birth : 1907
Place of birth : Bognor, Sussex
Date of death : 1985
Role : Artist
Education :
  • St Martin's School of Art
  • Regent Street Polytechnic
  • London University
Employment :
  • Designed posters for London Transport : 1933-1937
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