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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]



Algerians, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
Algerians


Auf Wiedersehen, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
Auf Wiedersehen


Winston Churchill, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
Winston Churchill


Societee Marseillaise, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
Societee Marseillaise


Auf Wiedersehen, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
Auf Wiedersehen


La Grande Guerre, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
La Grande Guerre


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