Harrison CadyOccupation / Title:
1877Date of death:
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.
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”)
Whimsical and cartoony, mostly animals, yet fairly realistic structure and anatomy