L C Mitchell

Leonard Cornwall Mitchell (1901-1971), born in Wellington - important 20th Century NZ commercial artist and graphic designer. Completed signwriting apprenticeship in Palmerston North, then worked at the "Government Publicity Department". Designed posters, booklet covers as well as coins as designing over 90 NZ stamps. Father of artist and owner of Wellington's mid century "Lambton Art Galleries" Victor Leonard William Mitchell.