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Walter Wilkinson

 (- 1971)
Walter G. Wilkinson was active/lived in Pennsylvania.  Walter Wilkinson is known for commercial art-outdoor advertising.

Biography   Walter Wilkinson


Walter G. Wilkinson was the son of J. Walter Wilkinson (1892-1988) and worked with his father a number of years.  They had a unique signature of two figures with a paint brush over their shoulders and an s added to the Wilkinson name.

During the Second World War, as a contribution to the war effort, they produced six paintings which were used to sell war bonds.  These paintings were displayed at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History in Washington in 1985 and now rest in their archives.

The Wilkinsons became well known in the Outdoor Advertising field and received top awards in 1950 and 1951.

Walter G. Wilkinson died of cancer in 1971 and his father, J. Walter Wilkinson, died in 1988.<   ...  Displaying 750 of 832 characters.

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