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Beck, Henry Charles [Harry]

Elizabeth Baigent.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cartography; World History; Graphic Design and Typography. 1133 words.

Beck, Henry Charles [Harry] (1902–1974), graphic artist and map designer, was born on 4 June 1902 at 14 Wesley Road, Leyton, Essex, the second child and only son of Joshua Try Beck,...

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Bowtell [Boudle], John

Elisabeth Leedham-Green.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Graphic Design and Typography. 805 words.

Bowtell [Boudle], John (1753–1813), bookbinder and philanthropist, the third son of Joseph Boudle (c.1722–1757) and his wife, Margery (c.1720–1780), was born on 1 August 1753, and baptized...

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Wilkinson, Norman

Paul Rennie.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Graphic Design and Typography. 1699 words.

Wilkinson, Norman (1878–1971), marine and poster artist and creator of dazzle camouflage, was born on 24 November 1878 at 2 Eastbourne Terrace, Cambridge, one of the four children of Thomas...

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Young, Edward Preston

Dean Blackburn.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Art Forms; Graphic Design and Typography. 1165 words.

Young, Edward Preston (1913–2003), designer and submariner, was born on 17 November 1913 in San Fernando, Trinidad, the son of William Young (d. after 1956), general trader. Following the...

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