I See by Tonight's Mail
Date: 1887
Medium: Ink on Bristol board
Dimensions: sheet: 8 1/4 × 8 9/16 in. (21 × 21.7 cm)
Illustration Citation: "An Old, Old, Story," by H. C. Bunner, in Puck, January 11, 1888
Credit Line: Gift of Helen Farr Sloan, 1978
Object Number: 1978-218
About: A lawyer by initial training, Charles Jay Taylor studied art in New York, Paris, and London. He illustrated for many magazines and newspapers; he also taught illustration at the Carnegie Technical Schools in Pittsburgh. He populated his 1888 signature book "The Tailor Made Girl" with images of fashionable women at various activities. He was also known for his political cartoons. H.C. Bunner, the author of the related literary work, was the editor of the humor magazine Puck from 1877 until his death.
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