Gerald Spencer Pryse was a Welsh artist and lithographer. Born in 1882, he was orphaned as a child. He studied in
During the First World War he was a soldier based in
He applied to become a War Artist at the end of 1916, but his applications were overlooked due to his success as a soldier. He was eventually granted permission in March 1917.
Pryse also designed posters for the Labour Party, what became London Underground and for the British Red Cross. He was commissioned by the Empire Marketing Board to produce lithographed posters showing people, customs and industries of Commonwealth nations.
In later life Pryse visited and then moved to