John Hassall - part 9
8 monthes ago - By Poul Webb
1909 John Hassall photographed in his studio on 24 July 1909
John Hassall (1868 - 1948) was an English illustrator, known for his advertisements and poster designs.
Hassall was born in Walmer, Kent, and was educated in Worthing, at Newton Abbot College, and at Neuenheim College, Heidelberg. After twice failing entry to The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, he emigrated to Manitoba in Canada in 1888 to begin farming with his brother Owen. He returned to London two years later when he had drawings accepted by the Graphic. At the suggestion of Dudley Hardy (along with Cecil Aldin, a lifelong...
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