Washington Irving

Washington Irving (April 3, 1783 – November 28, 1859) was an American author, essayist, biographer, historian, and diplomat of the early 19th century. He is …

Maxfield Parrish

Maxfield Parrish 1870— 1966 By the time he finished his studies at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, the painter-illustrator Parrishwas already a draftsman …

L. Leslie Brooke

LEONARD LESLIE BROOKE was born at Birkenhead on September 24,1862. He was of Irish ancestry, a descendant of Henry Brooke of County Cavan who wrote …

Edmund Dulac

IF Edmund Dulac had had any voice in the matter he would have chosen some dream city of the Orient for his birthplace, a Persian …

Celebrating 100 Years

Celebrating 100 Years During the Spring of 1852 on March 5, a famous artist was born named Peter Newell. His work touched American readers through …