Leslie Carr

ARTIST

Carr, Leslie

1885 – 1948

Painter and poster designer. Born in London, during World War I Carr served as a Lieutenant in the Tank Corps. He received no formal art training but naturally talented he went on to design many architectural, marine and river scenes and by the late 1920’s was a successful commercial artist. He also produced numerous posters including for Southern Railway, London & North Eastern Railway and British Railways. He also drew for Morris cars and Motor Magazine and designed the poster ‘Holidays Abroad: Normandy & Brittany’ in 1931, and also designed posters for London County Council Tramways. During World War II, Carr served as a fireman and participated in a number of exhibitions by firemen artists. Carr was a member of the Society of Marine Artists and he died in Hove, Sussex. Examples of his work are in the collection of the London Transport Museum and the NRM.

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Leslie Carr

ARTIST

Carr, Leslie

1885 – 1948

Painter and poster designer. Born in London, during World War I Carr served as a Lieutenant in the Tank Corps. He received no formal art training but naturally talented he went on to design many architectural, marine and river scenes and by the late 1920’s was a successful commercial artist. He also produced numerous posters including for Southern Railway, London & North Eastern Railway and British Railways. He also drew for Morris cars and Motor Magazine and designed the poster ‘Holidays Abroad: Normandy & Brittany’ in 1931, and also designed posters for London County Council Tramways. During World War II, Carr served as a fireman and participated in a number of exhibitions by firemen artists. Carr was a member of the Society of Marine Artists and he died in Hove, Sussex. Examples of his work are in the collection of the London Transport Museum and the NRM.

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Leslie Carr
Merchant Ships Tethered with Barrage Balloons, and a Dazzle Camouflage Destroyer
£48,000.00

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