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Alfred Leete (1882-1933)

Alfred Leete is best known as the artist who drew the image of a pointing Lord Kitchener which was used on the famous First World War recruiting poster, “Your country needs you”. The drawing initially appeared on the cover of London Opinion a weekly magazine. Leete’s first published cartoon appeared in the Daily Graphic when he was 16. He worked for Punch from 1905 until his death in 1933

An Appeal to You, April 1915
Alfred Leete
An Appeal to You, April 1915  For sale