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1930 – George Woodbridge, born this year. He an American illustrator known for his exhaustive research and historical accuracy, is sometimes referred to as "America’s Dean of Uniform Illustration." 1851 – 1872 – He illustrated many military history books, including the Time/Life Civil War history, George Neumann’s Collector’s Illustrated Encyclopedia of the American Revolution and ..

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1953 – Born on March 21st in England. 1973 – He spent two seasons as a Ringling Brothers clown before joining the country’s largest tent show, Circus Vargus, for an additional year. 1975 – He was hired as a puppeteer for a local troupe run by Donna Harris. 1980 – Left to form Clarion Shadow ..

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1869 – Edmund J. Sullivan was born and learned how to draw from his father, who was an artist. British book illustrator. 1888 – At age 19, Sullivan began his career at The Daily Graphic where he drew mainly portraits and the type of images we see as photographs in our current newspapers. 1893 – ..

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1868 – Max Slevogt, born on the 8th of October in Landshut, Germany. He was a German painter of the Impressionism who specialized on landscapes. 1884 – 1890 – He studied at the Munich Art Academy. 1889 – 1890 – A stay in Italy helped him to free himself from the Munich Academy even though ..

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1914 – Born on October 17th in Cleveland, Ohio. The co-creator of Superman and comic book writer who, with his artist partner, Joe Shuster. 1933 – Together with schoolmate Joe Shuster, Siegel published several science-fiction magazines and they came up with their own science-fiction hero – Superman. 1938 – With his artist partner, Joe Shuster, ..

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1876 – Everette Shinn, born on the 6th of November in Woodstown, New Jersey, USA. He was an American painter and illustrator and member of the Ashcan School. 1888 – 1890 – Studied industrial design at the Spring Garden School in Philadelphia. 1893 – 1897 – He studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine ..

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1860 – Born on July 4th in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Joseph Pennell, an illustrator, printmaker and writer, came from a Quaker family. 1884 – He married the writer, Elizabeth Robins. 1897 – JW backed Pennell when the latter brought a libel action against Walter Sickert who had criticized the method of his lithographic production. 1898 – ..

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1916 – Born on the 3rd of November in New York. American writer and artist, Harry Lampert illustrated the first issues of the Golden Age Flash. 1932 – Began cartooning at the age of 16.          – Worked for Max Fleischer, inking and helping produce Betty Boop, Popeye, and Koko the Clown cartoons.     ..

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