Helen McKie

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Helen Madeleine McKie (1889–1957) was a British artist and illustrator.[1][2]

After leaving Lambeth School of Art, McKie became a member of staff to 'Bystander' magazine from 1915 to 1929. She was also a contributing artist to The Graphic, Sphere, Autocar, and Queen publications.[1][2]

She illustrated books, created mural designs, and painted the artwork for posters. Her most famous works are the pair posters "Waterloo Station – War" and "Waterloo Station – Peace" which were published by Southern Railway in 1948 to celebrate the centenary of Waterloo station.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b c David Buckman (2006). Artists in Britain Since 1945 Vol 2, M to Z. Art Dictionaries Ltd. ISBN 0 953260 95 X.
  2. ^ a b c Grant M. Waters (1975). Dictionary of British Artists Working 1900-1950. Eastbourne Fine Art.

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