Melbourne Brindle Biography

Melbourne Brindle

1904 - 1995
Created the poster:  Bundles for Berlin
also is known to have painted and drawn car designs for magazine layouts.

Illustrator, painter, designer. Born on Nov. 18, 1904 in Melbourne, Australia. Named for his birthplace, Melbourne was the son of artist Arthur Brindle. Educated in a one-room school house, he began drawing there in 1914 and the following year did his first painting. After landing in San Francisco in 1918, he got his first job as a letterer of department store showcards. He remained a self-taught artist except for a brief period at the CSFA.