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Edwin La Dell

Born 1919, Coventry.  Died 1970, Maidstone, Kent.

Edwin La Dell studied at Sheffield College of Art and then at the Royal College of Art under John Nash and Barnett Freedman. During the War he was stationed at the Camouflage Directorate at the Rink in Leamington Spa and was commissioned by the War Artists' Advisory Committee to work on public murals.  He was commissioned to do a series of prints for the interiors of Lyons Tea Rooms and the Guinness series for pubs. He was a member of the Senefelder Club. A prolific printmaker, he also illustrated books for the Folio Society and Faber & Faber. He was Head of the Printmaking Department at the Royal College of Art for many years.

Tower of London