PERFECT IN EVERY PART – THE WORLD OF FRANCIS SIMPSON, TECHNICAL ARTIST IN THE 1920’S & 30S
WRITTEN BY BY ALAN FREKE, FRENCHAY VILLAGE MUSEUM
PRECISE IN EVERY PART
Starting in 1916, for twenty years Francis Simpson was a technical artist, mostly with “The Motor Cycle”. For two year he was advertising manager for Douglas Motors, then as a freelance he worked with many companies, including Matchless, Vincent-HRD, Imperial Airways, and the Bristol Aeroplane Company. This book gives a glimpse into the world of transport illustration during the inter-war years.
1. To 1916
2. 1916-1919 – “The Motor Cycle”
3. 1919-1921 – Douglas Motors Ltd.
4. Bristol Motor Cycle (and Light Car) Club
5. 1921-1932 – “The Motor Cycle” again
6. The Isle of Man Tourist Trophy Races
7. 1932 – The Depression
8. Afterwards / Epilogue / References
New book, hard cover, 128 pages, English text.
ISBN : 978-0-9560312-1-1