Harrison Cady

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

Family and early life

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.

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”)

Personal style

Whimsical and cartoony, mostly animals, yet fairly realistic structure and anatomy


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