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Dearmer [née White], (Jessie) Mabel Prichard (1872–1915), illustrator, writer, and nursing orderly, was born at Bryn Eglwys, Llanbeblig, Caernarfon, on 22 March 1872, the daughter of William White (1816/17–1875), surgeon-major in the Indian army, and Selina Taylor Prichard (1842–1926), daughter of William Taylor Prichard...

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Hargrave, John Gordon (1894–1982), writer and illustrator, was born on 6 June 1894 at Midhurst, Sussex, the son of Gordon Hargrave, landscape painter, and his wife, Babette, née Bing. He attended Hawkshead grammar school in Lancashire for a short time and when he was fifteen illustrated ...

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Haweis [née Joy], Mary Eliza (1848–1898), writer and illustrator, was born on 21 February 1848 in London, the elder daughter of Thomas Musgrave Joy (1812–1866), genre and portrait painter, and Eliza Rohde Joy, née Spratt. Mary Eliza herself had considerable artistic talent: at eighteen she exhibited at the ...

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Jane, (John) Frederick Thomas (1865–1916), author, journalist, and illustrator, was born in Richmond, Surrey, on 6 August 1865, the eldest of four sons and three daughters of the Revd John Jane, later vicar of Upottery, Devon, and his wife, Caroline, daughter of the ...

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Peacham, Henry (b. 1578, d. in or after 1644), writer and illustrator, was born in the parish of North Mimms, Hertfordshire, the second son of Henry Peacham (1547–1634) and his wife, Anne (née Fairclough).

At the time of his son's birth, the elder ...

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Ray, Sukumar (1887–1923), writer, illustrator, and song composer, was born in Calcutta on 30 October 1887, the son of Upendrakishore Ray, otherwise Upendrakishore Ray Chowdhury (1863–1915), a well-known Bengali writer, illustrator, song composer, publisher, and printer, and his wife, Bidhumukhi Devi. His father was a prominent figure in the western-influenced Hindu reform movement known as Brahmoism, which flourished in ...

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William George Rushton (1937–1996) by Tim Cuff Apex Photo Agency Ltd

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Rushton, William George [Willie] (1937–1996), cartoonist, comedian, and author, was born on 18 August 1937 at 3 Wilbraham Place, Chelsea, the only child of John Atherton Rushton (d. 1958), a publisher, and his Welsh wife, Veronica Hannah Gilbert James. Willie Rushton was educated at ...