Person    | Male  Born 31/5/1872  Died 13/9/1944

William Heath Robinson

Categories: Art

Comic artist and illustrator. Born in Finsbury Park. He started his career as a book illustrator, and during WW1 began drawing cartoons of unlikely secret weapons. His later works of wonderfully complicated devices, earned his name a place in the dictionary.

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

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
William Heath Robinson

Commemorated ati

William Heath Robinson - Highgate

William Heath Robinson, 1872 - 1944, artist, illustrator and cartoonist known...

Read More

William Heath Robinson - Pinner

W. Heath Robinson, 1872 - 1944, Illustrator and comic artist, lived here, 191...

Read More

Other Subjects

Michael Noakes

Michael Noakes

Painter. Former President of the Royal Institute of Oil Painters and Chairman of the Contemporary Portrait Society. His subjects include Queen Elizabeth II, Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, Bill ...

Person, Art

1 memorial
David Hockney

David Hockney

Artist.  Born Bradford.  Lived in California for many years.  Passionately anti-anti-smoking, like fellow artist Maggie Hambling.

Person, Art, Seriously Famous, USA

2 memorials
Lord Frederick Leighton

Lord Frederick Leighton

Born Scarborough, Yorkshire. President of the Royal Academy. In 1860 Leighton was a first commander of the Artists Rifles. 1892 painted some of the murals at the Royal Exchange. Knighted in 1878. ...

Person, Art

3 memorials
Putney School of Art

Putney School of Art

Founded by William Lancaster, Baron Pollock and Sir Arthur Jelf.  For the first 11 years this was based in rooms over the parish offices in Putney High Street.  Lancaster then funded the freehold s...

Group, Art, Education

1 memorial
Artmongers

Artmongers

An art company, set up by Goldsmiths College graduates Patricio Forrester and Julian Sharples, with the aim of improving public spaces,

Group, Art, Community / Clubs

1 memorial