Tuesday, 4 March 2008

Cyril Peckham (Aviation Photographer) 1905-1984

Cyril Peckham was a successful and well-known commercial artist and poster designer specialising in aviation subjects during the 1920s and 1930s. He had an active interest in photography and achieved the Fellowship of the Royal Photographic Society. During the second world war he moved from illustrator to photographer and joined the General Aircraft Company and later the Hawker company. He was active in aerial photography and was the Chief Photographer to the Hawker Siddeley group of aircraft companies.