mobile nav

Subject

Phil May

Picture source

Credit for this entry to:
Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

Phil May

Person  Male  Born 22/4/1864  Died 5/8/1903

Categories: Art

Countries: Australia, France, Italy

Illustrator. Born Philip William May at 66 Wallace Street, New Wortley, Leeds. He worked at several jobs before moving to Australia as cartoonist on the 'Sydney Bulletin'. In 1888 he went to study in Paris and Rome. Back in England, he contributed to 'Punch' magazine and published several books of his own works. By 1987 he was a chronic alcoholic and that was the cause of his death at 5 Melina Place, St John's Wood.

See his portrait of his friend Frank Brangwyn.

Go to map of other memorials in this area

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
Phil May

Information Commemorated at

50393

Phil May

Greater London Council Phil May, 1864 - 1903, artist, lived and worked here.

Read More