Biography: Harrison Cady

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Birth/Death

Birth: 1877
Death: 1970

Occupation/Title

Illustrator/cartoonist

Bio Summary

Walter Harrison Cady 1877-1970 Gardner, Massachusetts.
Illustrator/cartoonist
Best known for his illustrations in “Bedtime Stories”, a creation of Thornton W. Burgess

Early Life/Family

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.

Education/Training

Apprenticeship with Parker Perkins, a local painter in Gardner, Massachusetts

Career Outline

Illustrator/ cartoonist for:
Harper’s Young People
Brooklyn Eagle newspaper
Life magazine
Saturday Evening Post
Country Gentleman
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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Related Links

Harrison Cady’s Wiki page
Harrison Cady’s Peter Rabbit cartoon

Bibliographic References

Contributors To This Listing

Daniel Phillips

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