Punch Cartoon Art - No 5 changes hands and goes gay - William Leigh Ridgewell (1935) - Framed Picture - 11" x 14"
William Leigh Ridgewell was an English illustrator.
His earliest professional artistic work, on postcards, was published when he was 17. During the First World War he was stationed in India, where he drew posters for the Indian War Loan campaign and drew cartoons and sketches for magazines including The Looker-On and Indian Ink.
When he returned to England after the war, his work was published in Tit-Bits, Bystander, Punch and Passing Show. He also worked in advertising, drawing ads for companies including Stone's Ginger Wine and Pratt's Petrol.