Artemus Ward (1834-1867)
Artemus Ward was an American humorist whose real name was Charles Farrar Browne. In 1858, while writing for the "Cleveland Plain Dealer," he began a series called "Artemus Ward's Letters" that made him famous in the U.S. and Europe. "Artemus Ward" was a carnival manager who commented on current events with a New England accent, bad grammar, and misspelled words. Browne later became a successful lecturer and wrote for "Vanity Fair."
- 1865 circa 5 years
- Original Format:
- Glass Negative Print
- Mathew Brady
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