05/23/1799 - 05/03/1845
Poet and humorist; worked as engraver; wrote for London Magazine, The Athenaeum, The Gem, the New Monthly Magazine, and Punch. Published a series of Comic Annuals (1830-39) and Hood's Magazine (1844-45); wrote social poems as "The Song of the Shirt." See ODNB.
(Also in the Wellesley Index.)