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    Armstrong, Thomas (male) 10/19/1832 - 1911 English

    Artist and illustrator; Director for Art at the South Kensington Museum

    Bennett, Charles Henry (male) 1828 - 04/02/1867 English

    Artist and illustrator; worked for several humorous magazines; joined the staff of Punch in 1865. See Boase I: 240-1.

    Brooks, Charles William Shirley (male) 04/29/1816 - 02/23/1874 English

    Journalist, writer, and editor; wrote for Morning Chronicle; contributor to and editor of Punch; edited Literary Gazette; wrote plays and novels. See Boase I: 419-420, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Browne, Charles Farrar (male) 04/26/1834 - 03/06/1867 American

    Journalist and humorus writer; wrote for Cleveland Plain Dealer and edited Vanity Fair in New York; wrote Artemus Ward: his Book (1862). See Boase I: 442-3.

    Burnand, Sir Francis Cowley (male) 11/29/1836 - 04/21/1917 English Trinity College, Cambridge

    Writer, playwright, and journalist; actor; editor of The Glow-Worm; staff writer and then editor of Punch; wrote a series of burlesques and farces. See ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    du Maurier, George (male) 03/06/1834 - 10/08/1896 French

    Cartoonist and author; best known for his drawings for Punch; illustrated other periodicals including Cornhill Magazine, Good Words, and The Illustrated Times; wrote three novels including Trilby (1894). See Boase V: 164-5, ODNB.

    Leigh, Percival (male) 11/03/1813 - 10/24/1889 English

    Member of the Royal College of Surgeons and writer; staff member at Punch; author of The comic Latin grammar (1840), Portraits of children of the mobility (1841), other works. See Boase II: 376-7, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Lemon, Mark (male) 11/30/1809 - 05/23/1870 English

    Dramatist and editor; wrote about 60 plays; a founder and editor of Punch; contributed to Household Words, Once a Week, and other periodicals; amateur actor. See Boase II: 386-7, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Mayhew, Horace (male) 1816 - 04/30/1872 English

    Author and journalist; sub-editor on the staff of PunchI; contributed to Lloyd's Weekly News and other periodicals. See Boase II: 816.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Silver, Henry (male) 1828 - 1910 English

    Comic journalist and contributor to Punch.

    Sketchley, Richard Forster (male) 1826 - 1911 English Exeter College, Oxford

    Assistant Keeper of the South Kensington Museum; became contributor to Punch in 1864; served as staff member, 1868-1880 (Spielmann, History of "Punch", pp. 368-369).

    Taylor, Tom (male) 10/19/1817 - 07/12/1880 English Trinity College, Cambridge

    Dramatist and journalist; wrote for Morning Chronicle and Daily News; secretary Board of Health; editor of Punch; wrote many plays starting with Diogenes and His Lantern (1849). See Boase III: 902-3, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

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