Painter and poster designer. Born in London, during World War I, Carr served as a Lieutenant in the Tank Corps. He received no formal art training but, naturally talented, he went on to design many architectural, marine and river scenes and by the late 1920s was a successful commercial artist. He also produced numerous posters including for Southern Railway, London & North Eastern Railway and British Railways. He also drew for Morris cars and Motor Magazine and designed the poster 'Holidays Abroad: Normandy & Brittany' in 1931, and also designed posters for London County Council Tramways. During World War II, Carr served as a fireman and participated in a number of exhibitions by firemen artists. Carr was a member of the Society of Marine Artists and he died in Hove, Sussex.

Text source: Liss Llewellyn

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