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Artist - MacDonald Gill

MacDonald Gill, born 1884 in Brighton, died 1947. Designed posters and maps for the Underground Group 1913-1932

  • Educated; Chichester School of Art;
  • Educated; Central School of Art;

MacDonald Gill was also known by the name Max .


MacDonald Gill, younger brother of sculptor Eric Gill, began his career as an architect in 1904. He went on to become a skilled and versatile artist, designer and illustrator. He continued his architectural work, exhibiting designs at the Royal Academy between 1907 and 1923. He also designed interior decoration for the House of Commons, Lincoln Cathedral and Borough Polytechnic, for which he collaborated with Roger Fry. Gill illustrated a number of books including 'Nursery Rhymes of London Town' by Eleanor Farjeon (1915). He was also a designer for the Imperial War Graves Commission after the First World War.

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