Liss Llewellyn Fine Art - Raymond Sheppard: Story board - Panic Party, Gun crew lying motionless, Periscope Up, Firing at U-Boat, Flooded Vessel, circa 1950

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Raymond Sheppard:
Story board - Panic Party, Gun crew lying motionless, Periscope Up, Firing at U-Boat, Flooded Vessel, circa 1950

Unmounted (ref: 5517)
Inscribed in pencil
Pen and ink
8 x 6 in.

Tags: Raymond Sheppard maritime war



Litterature: Raymond Sheppard, Master Illustrator, Liss Fine Art, November 2010, Cat.70

During the Second World War Sheppard worked in the Royal Airforce photographic section.

Provenance: The Artist's Estate
Similar images were reproduced in Lilliput, (vol 41:4) to illustrate the wartime story Operation Jericho by Sandy Sanderson.

Lilliput was founded in 1937 by Stefan Lorant , (the photo journalist who later created Picture Post), with a subtitle of “The Pocket Magazine for Everyone.” Its original size was allegedly such that it could be slipped into a soldier’s trenchcoat and was no doubt read in many an air-raid shelter in that handy size. During its 23 year run the magazine contained the illustrations of Mervyn Peake, Eric Fraser, Frank Bellamy (of Dan Dare fame) and, perhaps most famously, Ronald Searle’s cartoon series St. Trinians. 

Sheppard was one of the most prominent illustrators of his generation working for comics such as Eagle, Girl, and Swift, and magazines such as Boy’s Own
Paper, Lilliput, Everbody’s, Picture Post, and Reynolds News.



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