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Bateman Henry Mayo

Year working: Lived 1887 – 1970

Renowned cartoonist who produced several motoring cartoons including a series of "The Man Who" for Shell petroleum. Also an attractive series of fourteen advertising cartoons of Mr. Wiseman - see Brooks sale 19th June 1997 Lot 249. Similarly a series of humorous advertisements for AC Plugs seen in The Motor magazine in early 1937

Further reference

Shell advertising poster 1924

Phyllis Eric & Little OId Two Seater 1923 Image courtesy of Bonhams

Surprise for motorist - Lift? What is that?

Shell cards issued as a set of 14. They are the size of cigarette cards.

The man who won a motor car 1917