Alfred Leete

From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia

Alfred Ambrose Chew Leete (1882-1933) was a British graphic artist. His career as a paid artist had begun in 1897 when the Daily Graphic accepted one of his drawings; later he contributed regularly to a number of magazines including Punch magazine, the Strand Magazine, Tatler, etc. His work as a wartime propagandist includes the poster for which he is known above all, the Lord Kitchener poster design ("Britons Wants You"), which first appeared on the cover of the weekly magazine London Opinion on 5 September 1914.

In 1915, he did 8 illustrations for Arthur Conan Doyle's article An Outing in War-Time.