Henri Telfer Sketches
Henri Everest Telfer was born on 8th December 1927 and passed away on 8th January 1999. He was a designer and graphic artist who produced logos, insignia, illustrations, costume and set designs. Among the corporate logos in Trinidad and Tobago credited to him are for the former Trinidad Telephone Company (TELCO), National Carnival Commission, Caribbean School of Dancing, Carifesta VI and the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago. He was a member of the Trinidad Art Society and participated in the Society's first exhibition in 1944. In 1951 he graduated from the School of Art and Design in Montreal. Henri Telfer was also a Christian Lay-Minister.
The collection comprises 13 sketches in charcoal, ink and pen. It was purchased from the 101 Gallery in 2009. The sketches retain the numbers assigned to them by the Gallery. The sketches are