Cartoon -- Is a Woman's Sphere the Home When Man Has Surrounded Her Children With Evil?
Cady, Walter Harrison (1877–1970)
Periodicals -- Illustrations.
Caricatures and cartoons.
American wit and humor, Pictorial.
Most issues of Life had a theme that was introduced by the cover and reflected throughout the issue. This issue was titled the "Pro-Suffrage Number."
Walter Harrison Cady was born in Gardner, Massachusetts, in 1877. His family ran a general store, but encouraged him in his art skills. Cady apprenticed with local painter, Parker Perkins. His first publication was an illustration in a supplement Harper's Young People. After the death of his farther, he moved to New York and found a job as an illustrator at the Brooklyn Eagle, supporting his mother. He also freelanced for other publications. He was signed on as staff to Life in the position of artist and cartoonist. He enjoyed a long career as an illustrator of books, magazines, and newspapers. His career lasted over 70 years. His longest running comic strip was Peter Rabbit, which he wrote and drew for 28 years. He died in 1970.
Two page spread cartoon. Cady published two pro suffrage cartoons in this issue. This one compliments the other by explaining a little further what the issues were.
Volume 62, number 1616, page 658.
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