Prints by Peter Gauld

Scope and Content

Set of four prints by Peter Gauld showing Ely Cathedral, York Minster, Canterbury Cathedral and Lincoln Cathedral. The prints were commissioned and distributed by The Reader's Digest. They are still in the original wallet.

Administrative / Biographical History

Peter Gauld was born in 1925 in Coalville, Leicestershire. He attended Loughborough College before serving with the Manchester Regiment during World War Two. After the War he attended Leicester College of Art to study painting and graphic design. Gauld worked for Unilever as art editor before becoming a freelance graphic designer. He was commissioned by various organisations including Shell Chemicals, Oxford University Press and the British Post Office. He designed several sets of stamps.

Access Information

Open and available for general access.

Archivist's Note

Catalogued by Katharine Short, Archivist, December 2015.

Conditions Governing Use

Copies may be made for private research purposes only. Copyright rests with the Reader's Digest.