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By Oliver Herford

Oliver Herford (1863-1935) used to be a British born American author, artist and illustrator who has been known as "The American Oscar Wilde". As a common contributor to The Mentor, existence, and women' domestic magazine, he occasionally signed his art as "O Herford". In 1906 he wrote and illustrated the Little ebook of Bores (1906). He additionally wrote brief poems just like the Chimpanzee and The chicken, in addition to writing and illustrating The Rubaiyat of a Persian Kitten (1904), Cynic's Calendar (1917) and Excuse It Please (1930). He additionally co-authored John Cecil Clay in writing Cupid's Almanac and consultant to Hearticulture for This 12 months and subsequent via Clay in 1908.

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Forbes-Robertson I‘m told the Artist who aspires To draw Forbes-Robertson requires A Sargent‘s brush. Dear me! how sad! I‘ve lost the only one I had. 21 Confessions of a Caricaturist John Drew For Perfect Form there are but few That can compare with Mr. Drew; A Form most fittingly displayed In rôles from London, tailor-made By Messrs. Maughn, Pinero, Jones, In quiet, gentlemanly tones. The Nouveaux-Riches flock, day by day, To learn from John how to display (Without unnecessary gloom) The manners of the drawing-room.

For all the wurrld, to hear him play You‘d think ‘twas a whole orchestray. Great Shtatesmen come from far and near And shtop their talking, just to hear Him harp upon the latest kinks In politics and social jinks. “ 25 Confessions of a Caricaturist Saint Paul It saddens me to think Saint Paul Such lengthy letters had to scrawl. And so to make his labor lighter I picture him with a typewriter. 26 Confessions of a Caricaturist John D. Rockefeller Few faces interest me less Than Rockefeller‘s, I confess.

24 Confessions of a Caricaturist Peter Dunne By the Harp “Shpeaking of Harps, sure me frind Pete Has got the Harp of Tara beat,“ Said Mr. Dooley. “Div‘l a thing That boy can‘t play upon won shtring. For all the wurrld, to hear him play You‘d think ‘twas a whole orchestray. Great Shtatesmen come from far and near And shtop their talking, just to hear Him harp upon the latest kinks In politics and social jinks. “ 25 Confessions of a Caricaturist Saint Paul It saddens me to think Saint Paul Such lengthy letters had to scrawl.

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