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Harman was a ‘well-known commercial artist’ who, although not necessarily the originator, introduced ‘Potato Pete’ to the public.
Information collated from: Anonymous, ‘Potato Pete’s Farewell: May Live to Fight Another Day’, Advertiser’s Weekly, Vol. 128, No. 1,665, April 19 1945, p.81.
Harling was a typographical designer for the Post Office, and wrote a book on Edward Bawden.
Information collated from: Anonymous, ‘GPO Follows up Appeal to Public’, Advertiser’s Weekly, Vol. 121, No. 1,579, August 26 1943, p.264.
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