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Proof print of a drawing by Myron A. Waterman (1855-1937) of child with a finger in his mouth. Proof for a illustration accompanying Albert Bigelow Paine's poem "The Organist" in the 1893 compilation by Paine and William Allen White titled "Rhymes by Two Friends." Waterman first gained recognition as a political cartoonist and illustrator in the early 1890s while working as the editor of the Fort Scott Lantern. He held a number of other occupations throughout his life including working in the drug store business and serving as a deputy state bank commissioner of Kansas from 1894 to 1901. Waterman was a staunch prohibitionist and a member of the First Congregational Church in Topeka, Kansas, moving there from Fort Scott in 1893. In 1901 or 1902 he relocated to Kansas City, Kansas.

Creator: Waterman, Myron A.
Date: 1893

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Item Number: 320211
KSHS Identifier: 2012.78.7

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