BOX VII. 7 - Newspaper career - drawings used in Dix publications

Folder 7 of 14

7 items

There are no sources and dates noted with this information. Titles noted as in script.

1. Fables of the Elite, by Swinnerton. Written in pencil, “I perceive, she said that Mr bear has been trifling with our innocent affections.”

2. Fables of the Elite, by Swinnerton. Written in pencil, “Who enjoyed a Paying reputation as a humorist.”

3. Fables of the Elite, by Swinnerton. Written in pencil, “I was led to believe that matrimony was a picnic.”

4. “Dear Dorothy Dix-----,” by Irma Wilde. Drawing of a male child writing to Dix while dreaming of his curly haired little girl friend.

5. Nell Brinkley’s (1888-1944) romantic illustrations often depicted murder trial victims Dix’s reported on. Brinkley was hired by William Randolph Hearst to work on the New York Evening Journal. Brief biographical sketch includes samples of her drawing style. http://www.lambiek.net/artists/b/brinkley_nell.htm

6. James Guilford Swinnerton (1875-1974) illustrated Dix’s famous stories entitled Fables of the Elite in which animal characters recreate human circumstances. Brief biographical sketch includes samples of his drawings. http://www.lambiek.net/artists/s/swinnerton.htm

7. William Randolph Hearst (1863-1951) for whom Dix worked while writing for the New York Evening Journal. Brief biographical sketch that mentions his hiring of the greatest comic artists. http://www.lambiek.net/artists/h/hearst_wr.htm
 


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