E.W. Kemble (1861-1933) contributed illustrations and cartoons to magazines and weekly periodicals. He also illustrated published
works by authors such as Mark Twain, and authored books himself. His works include
Kemble's Coons (1896),
Comical Coons (1898), and
A Pickaninny Calendar (1900). The collection consists of 11 books illustrated by Kemble.
Edward Windsor Kemble was an illustrator and writer born on January 18, 1861 in Sacramento, California. He grew up and attended
public school in New York City, and began contributing illustrations and cartoons to magazines and weekly periodicals in 1881.
His work was published in Collier's, Harper's Weekly, Life, Scribner's, Century and Leslie's Weekly. In 1883 Kemble illustrated the original edition of Mark Twain's Huckleberry Finn. He illustrated a number of works including Uncle Tom's Cabin, Pudd'nhead Wilson, and Colonel Carter of Cartersville. Among the books he authored are Kemble's Coons (1896), Comical Coons (1898), and A Pickaninny Calendar (1900). He died on September 19, 1933.
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
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