Rosemary Ellis, 1910-1998
Simple name : Person: artist
Collection : People
Reference number : 1996/4893
Fullname : Dorothy Rosemary Ellis
AKA : Dorothy Rosemary Collinson,
Preferred name : Rosemary Ellis
Biography : Rosemary married Clifford Ellis in 1931. They worked together on poster designs 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. (Riddell 1995)
Date of birth : 1910
Date of death : 1998
Role : Artist
Employment :
  • Designed posters for London Transport : 1933-1939
Record completeness :
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