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Abraham, Attupurathu Mathew [known as Abu Abraham] (1924–2002), cartoonist and journalist, was born into an Indian Syrian Christian family in Tiruvalla, then in the princely state of Travancore (later part of Kerala), south India, on 11 June 1924, the fourth of five children of ...

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Ally Sloper group (act. 1867–1923), cartoonists, was founded by Charles Henry [Harry] Ross (1835–1897), magazine editor and cartoonist, the son of Charles Ross, chief of The Times's parliamentary staff, and nephew of the miniature painter Sir William Ross RA. He followed his father into the reporters' gallery of the ...

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Bairnsfather, (Charles) Bruce (1887–1959), cartoonist and writer, was born at Strawberry Bank Cottage, Murree, Punjab, India, on 9 July 1887, the eldest son of Lieutenant (later Major) Thomas Henry (Tom) Bairnsfather (d. 1945), a Scottish officer in the Indian army, and Amelia Jane Eliza (Janie) Every (...

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(Charles) Bruce Bairnsfather (1887–1959) by unknown photographer, c. 1914 Getty Images

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Bateman, Henry Mayo (1887–1970), cartoonist, was born on 15 February 1887, of English parents, at Moss Vale, Sutton Forest, New South Wales, Australia, the only son and the elder of two children of Henry Charles Bateman (1857–1940), then a farmer and later an export packager, and his wife, ...

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Henry Mayo Bateman (1887–1970) by Howard Coster, 1933 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Belcher, George Frederick Arthur (1875–1947), cartoonist and painter, was born at the workhouse in Princes Street, St George-in-the-East, London, on 19 September 1875, the only son and second of four children of Joseph Silverthorne Belcher (bap. 1833, d. 1900), medical practitioner, and his wife, ...

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Belsky [née Owen], Margaret Constance (1919–1989), cartoonist and illustrator, was born in Wareham, Dorset, on 20 June 1919. Her father, Albert Edward Owen (c.1880–c.1958), was an Australian engineer of Welsh/Irish ancestry who came to the UK about 1917 after being wounded at ...

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Bentley, Nicolas Clerihew [Nicholas Clerihew] (1907–1978), cartoonist and author, was born at 75 Dartmouth Park Hill, Highgate, Middlesex, on 14 June 1907, the youngest in the family of one daughter and two sons of Edmund Clerihew Bentley (1875–1956), writer, and his wife, Violet Alice Mary (1878/9–1949)...