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Davies Gordon Charles H

1923 – 1994

Technical illustrator, work was used in the ‘Profile’ series but also produced fine art. Equally as well known for his Science fiction illustrations. Also did plate designs for Coalport see Lots 155-158 in Sotheby's sale 23rd Sept. 98 for examples of his art. Some of his earlier art was just signed Gordon. Also worked for The Eagle Comic as an illustrator.

Further reference

Profile Series #3 ,7, 12 ,13, 17, 23, 29, 31, 37, 40, 43, 47, 50, 55, 58, 65, 68, 75, 83, 84, 92, 95 and ‘Cars in Profile’ # 3, 4, 7, 8, 9, 12 Illustrated front cover of The Boy’s Book of Motor Racing by H G Castle Guildford Press 1955


Cadillac illustration for profile series

Gouache painting of Rolls-Royce Saloon signed GORDON

Book cover design signed GORDON Image courtesy of Tom Brierley

Lotus John Player F1

Ford Escort

Fazer-Nash illustration for Profile series

Lincoln illustration for Profile series

Citroen illustration for Profile series

John Bolster's special 'Bloody Mary' illustration for Profile series