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Wood Leslie Ashwell

1913 - 1973

Commercial technical illustrator who included motor vehicles as part of his portfolio. Ashwell Wood had a distinct illustrative style that was featured in many books and magazines, notably working as Eagle comic’s longest running artist. Also worked for Modern Wonder. Some of his artwork was sold by Dominic Winter auctions on the 26th April 2007. Some early artwork just signed Ashwell. See excellent article by Bear Alley on Wood and the uncertainty about his birth and death dates.

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