English cartoonist and illustrator who became known for his renderings of eccentric machines. He illustrated for films like The Arabian Nights, (1899), Tales from Shakespeare (1902), Gargantua and Pantagruel (1904).
He got involved in the industry early working as an illustrator for novelists like Hans Christen Andersen and Walter de la Mare.
In 1971, during Pink Floyd's concert film, Live at Pompeii, lead singer Nick Mason described his band's early musical experiments as a Heath Robinson.
He was born in the UK.
He and Ronald Searle were among the most famous cartoonists in Britain.