Frank Newbould

British 🇬🇧 1887 - 1951

Frank Parkinson Newbould was an English poster artist known for his travel posters and Second World War posters for the War Office. Born in Bradford, Yorkshire, England, he was educated at Bradford College of Art and Camberwell School of Art. Newbould worked mostly in London from the interwar period, specializing in travel posters for various clients including the Empire Marketing Board, London Transport, and the Orient and Cunard Lines. During World War II, he joined the War Office as assistant to Abram Games, producing posters such as the “Your Britain, Fight for it Now” series.

Newbould was the only child of his parents, John Newbould, a chemist, and Sara Ellen, née Robinson, both from Bradford.