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Walter Harrison Cady 1877-1970 Gardner, Massachusetts.
Best known for his illustrations in “Bedtime Stories”, a creation of Thornton W. Burgess
Born Gardner, Massachusetts.
First published illustration in “Harper’s Young People”
After his father’s death, he moved to New York City to work for “Brooklyn Eagle Newspaper”, then “Life” magazine.
Apprenticeship with Parker Perkins, a local painter in Gardner, Massachusetts
Illustrator/ cartoonist for:
Harper’s Young People
Brooklyn Eagle newspaper
Saturday Evening Post
Ladies Home Journal
New York Herald Tribune (where he worked on “bedtime stories”)
Comments On Style
Whimsical and cartoony, mostly animals, yet fairly realistic structure and anatomy
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