Edmund Blampied: An Illustrated Life

ISBN: 9780956207920
Artist(s): Edmund Blampied
Author(s): Andrew Hall
Format: paperback
Year published: 2010
Publisher: Jersey Heritage
Publisher Location: St Helier
Total Pages: 272
Illustrations: Illustrated in colour

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This book charts Blampied’s life through his work as an illustrator, starting in 1905 for the Daily Chronicle newspaper; his drawings of fashionable young women for The Sketch, The Sphere, The Ladies Field and other large format magazines before the First World War; his work on children’s books for Thomas Nelson and Sons; his substantial contribution as a decorative artist and political cartoonist for The Bystander magazine in the 1920s; his work for monthly story magazines; his drawings of British life for The Illustrated London News in the 1930s; and the dust jackets he designed for some 130 novels.


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