Errrrr. Correction Mr Zek

A few weeks ago we blogged about record breaking posters including this one

Phillip Zek

This was wrongly attributed to Norman Wilkinson. In fact the artist was the wonderfully named Philip Zek.

Turns out Zek was a Russian immigrant who specialised in cartoons, at one time he was under investigation as a subversive but survived the storm and delivered some of the most memorable images of WW2

Daily Mirror Cartoon / Illustration - by Philip Zecwomen-of-britain-come-into-the-factories-poster-1

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