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Betty Swanwick Art

BETTY SWANWICK (ENGLAND, 1915–89)

Ada Elizabeth Edith Swanwick, known as Betty Swanwick was born in London on May 22, 1915. Daughter of a marine artist, Swanwick studied under Edward Bawden at Goldsmiths College of Art. She returned as a tutor in 1948 and stayed until her retirement in 1969. A noted poster designer and book illustrator including her own novels, she made a series of posters for London Transport before the war as well as Shell-Mex and BP and the Central Office of Information.  She designed murals for the Festival of Britain and Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital. In 1979, she became a Royal Academician. Swanwick died in 1989 at Tunbridge Wells, England.

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London Underground - Zoo
By Betty Swanwick
Located in New York, NY
Swanwick, Betty. London Underground - Wild and Savage - Zoo . Color lithograph, On linen 39 1/2 x 25”. Excellent condition Betty Swanwick was a British artist who was born in 191...
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1950s Modern Betty Swanwick Art

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1936 Original London Transport Poster Betty Swanwick Green Line to Berkshire UK
By Betty Swanwick
Located in London, GB
Betty Swanwick (1915-1985) Green Line - Berks (1936) Printed by Curwen Press Lithographic poster for London Transport, 1936 40×25inches Born in London, daughter of a marine artis...
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1930s Modern Betty Swanwick Art

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