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Cyril Kenneth Bird, official war artistCyril Kenneth Bird CBE (1887 - 1965)
Biography

Cyril Bird went under the pen name of Fougasse. He was born in London and was seriously injured at the battle of Gallipoli in the First World War. In 1916 he made his first contribution to Punch magazine, and went on to contribute to several British newspapers and magazines. Between 1937 – 1949, he became the art editor at Punch, and during the Second World War, offered his talents for free for the Ministry of Information, designing humorous propaganda posters, including the famous “Careless Talk Costs Lives”.


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careless talk costs lives, cyril bird
DON'T WASTE FUEL CARELESS TALK COSTS LIVES
 



[Paul Nash] [Augustus John] [Austin Spare] [Bruce Bairnsfarther] [Alfred Lee] [David Bomberg] [Eric Ravilious] [William Rothenstein] [Leonard Raven-Hill] [Frank Brangwyn] [John Lavery] [Francis Dodd] [Stanley Spencer] [Mervyn Peake] [Muirhead Bone] [Cyril-Bird] [William Roberts] [William Orpen] [Mark Gertler] [Philip Steer] [John Hassall] [Wyndham Lewis]



Americas tribute to Britain, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
Americas tribute to Britain


Und eure Pflicht?, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
Und eure Pflicht?


British Plane, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
British Plane


War Loan, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
War Loan


To Prevent This, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
To Prevent This


Trained?, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
Trained?


Banque Adam, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
Banque Adam