Raffé, W(alter) G(eorge) (1888-ca. 1950)

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Raffé, W(alter) G(eorge) (1888-ca. 1950)

British writer, lecturer, and designer, who took a special interest in the occult in relation to art and color. He was educated at Halifax Technical College, Leeds College of Art, and the Royal College of Art, South Kensington, England. He was art director of the Northern Polytechnic, London (1919-21); principal, Lucknow School of Art, India (1921-23); and lecturer to the London County Council (1925), before a lengthy career as an independent writer and designer. He contributed to many periodicals dealing with arts, crafts, color, psychology of art, and occultism.


Raffé, W. G. Art and Labour. N.p., 1927.

. The Control of the Mind. N.p., 1934.

. Graphic Design. London: Chapman and Hall, Ltd., 1927.

. Poems in Black & White. N.p., 1922.