Exhibition celebrates wartime artist famous for Mills & Boon covers

By Maev Kennedy

Elizabeth Friedlander, whose design career flourished after she fled Nazi Germany, honoured in Ditchling retrospective

Few will recognise the name Elizabeth Friedlander but many may be surprised to discover they have examples ofthe artist's work at home, in the thousands of books, cards, posters and advertisements she designed, or even text set in Elizabeth-Antiqua, the font she created.

Perhaps Friedlander's most famous work is the classic volumes of the 1950s and 60s she designed for publishers including Penguin, Reader's Digest and Mills & Boon.

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