Artist - Herbert Alker Tripp
Herbert Alker Tripp, born 1883 in London, died 1954. Designed posters for London Transport 1933-1936
Herbert Alker Tripp was also known by the name Sir Alker Tripp.
Herbert Tripp was a senior police officer as well as being a successful painter, poster artist, writer and illustrator. He designed posters for London Transport, the Great Western Railway and Southern Railway. He was Assistant Commissioner of the London Metropolitan Police from 1932 to 1947. In 1942 he joined the Royal Academy's Planning Committee to work on a scheme for London's postwar architectural reconstruction. He was also a member of the Ministry of Transport Committee on Road Safety from 1943 to 1947.