(1913 - 1972)
Gilbert Mason was active/lived in United Kingdom. Gilbert Mason is known for Painting.
Biography Gilbert Mason
Gilbert Mason was born in 1913 at Newport, Gwent, one of four brothers brought
up in an orphanage in South Wales. He studied at Newport College of Art
from 1930 to 1934, and at the Royal College of Art from 1934 to 1937 as
an etcher, engraver and draughtsman.
In 1938 he started his teaching
career at Leeds School of Art. From 1940-1943 he served in the Military
Police and from 1943-1945 he transferred to RAF Medmenham, working for
the Central Photographic Interpretation unit, (Model Making Section) of
the RAF. This involved the interpretation of aerial reconnaissance
photographs and making 3-D models of major military operational areas to
assist with battle planning. These models played an i
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