(London 1890 – London 1959).

A graduate at the Slade in 1910, in the following year Allinson was one of the founding members of the Camden Town Group. Later,  with other members, he joined with the Vorticists to form The London Group. A pacifist, Allinson associated himself with the Bloomsbury Group during the First World War, producing drawings for the Daily Express newspaper and one of his most important works, a scene inside the Café Royal made in 1915–16.[ He also designed sets for the Beecham Opera Company. Following the war he again travelled to Europe. He became a member of the Royal Society of British Artists in 1933 and of the Royal Institute of Oil Painters in 1936. During the 1930s he made a series of posters for London Transport, and for the Empire Marketing Board. He was selected as a government war artist by the War Artists Advisory Committee during World War II. After the war, he taught at the Westminster Technical Institute.

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