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The North African Campaign - Helen Madeleine McKie (1889-1957)
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The North African Campaign - Helen Madeleine McKie (1889-1957)

Measurements: Overall: 51cm (20in) x 53.5cm (21in)



A Forties watercolour illustration on card. Stylish British officers camping in a desert setting. Signed lower right ‘Helen McKie’. Framed and glazed

Helen Madeleine McKie (1889-1957) trained at the Lambeth School of Art and worked as an illustrator at Bystander magazine from 1915-1929. She was also a contributing artist to The Graphic and other illustrated papers. She illustrated books, created mural and commercial designs. Her best known work are the pair of posters 'Waterloo Station – War' and ‘Waterloo Station – Peace’ which were produced for the Southern Railway in 1948 to celebrate the centenary of Waterloo Station.