Artist - Charles Sharland
Charles Sharland. Designed posters for the Underground Group 1908-1922
Charles Sharland was an accomplished studio artist. He worked at the printers Waterlow and Sons from the 1900s to the 1920s. Little is known about Sharland's family background or artistic training. However, his skill, versatility, and understanding of commercial design, can be seen in the numerous posters he produced for the Underground Group. His subjects ranged from the rolling countryside to diagrammatic details of stations and vehicles. In over a hundred designs, Sharland's posters remain fresh, innovative and effective.