Pat Keely

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Second World War propaganda poster for the Ministry of Information by Pat Keely.
The 1957 4d World Scout Jubilee Jamboree stamp designed by Keely.

Patrick (Patou) Cokayne Keely[1] (died 1970)[2] was a British graphic artist known for his Second World War posters for the Ministry of Information along with stylised commercial posters for publishers, the GPO and public transport.[3][4][5][6]

Keely also designed the British 4d World Scout Jubilee Jamboree stamp of 1957 and the 1s3d stamp from the 1958 Sixth British Empire and Commonwealth Games Cardiff set.[1]


  1. ^ a b "G.B. Scout Stamp Designers" in Gibbons Stamp Monthly, Vol. 31, No. 1, p. 2.
  2. ^ Fusco, Tony (1994), Posters: Identification and Price Guide, Avon Books, ISBN 9780380770106 
  3. ^ Judd, Denis (1972), Posters of World War Two, Wayland, p. 153 
  4. ^ Cole, Beverley; Durack, Richard (1992), Railway Posters 1923-1947: From the Collection of The National Railway Museum, York, Laurence King, ISBN 9781856690140 
  5. ^ The Listener, 19, British Broadcasting Corporation, 1938 
  6. ^ The Publisher, 169 Part 1, Publishers' Association, Booksellers Association of Great Britain and Ireland, 1955, p. 633