RAVEN-HILL, Leonard. 17090



Autograph Letter Signed, responding to enquiries about his career as an artist, referring to an interview in the The Idler, explaining that “existing photos present me with a beard which I no longer possess”. 1½ pages 6½ x 5 inches, in good condition. Battle House, Bromham, April 1903. Leonard Raven-Hill (1867 – 1942), artist, illustrator and cartoonist. his drawings appeared in Punch in December 1895. By 1901 he had joined the staff of Punch as the junior political cartoonist. He contributed to many other illustrated magazines including The Daily Graphic, Daily Chronicle, The Strand Magazine, The Sketch, Pall Mall Gazette and Windsor Magazine. He also illustrated a number of books. “I have exhibited on the continent, & from time to time have had very beautiful parchment documents setting forth my merits at length but few escape that nowadays.”