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Harold Stabler, 1872-1945
Simple name : Person: artist
Collection : People
Reference number : 1996/5126
Fullname : Harold Stabler
Biography : Harold Stabler was a sculptor, potter, jeweller, artist in precious metals and a teacher. He was the son of George Stabler (a schoolmaster). Stabler trained initially as a wood and stone carver, then as a metalworker and silversmith. He was an instructor at the Royal College of Arts and later head of the arts and crafts department at Sir John Cass Technical Institute. His work is in several collections including the Victoria And Albert Museum and the Louvre, Paris. He produced many designs for Poole Pottery, where he was a director. He married Phoebe Stabler (a sculptor and potter) in 1906. Stabler was closely associated with Frank Pick of London Underground and produced the first official seal for the London Passenger Transport Board, a cap badge design, decorative tiles and alloy ventilation grilles for Manor House, Turnpike lane and Wood Green tube stations. He also designed many posters for London Transport and Underground Group.
Date of birth : 1872
Date of death : 1945
Role : Artist
Employment :
  • Designed posters for the Underground Group and London Transport : 1923-1937
Record completeness :
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