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Bellew, Frank Henry Temple (April 18, 1828 - June 29, 1888)

Frank Bellew was born in India, the son of a British officer. After spending part of his youth in England and France, he moved to New York City in 1850. He worked as a cartoonist and illustrator for a variety of American publications, such as Harper’s Monthly, Harper’s Weekly, Illustrated American News, Puck, and Scribner’s Monthly. He also illustrated books, including his own how-to book on The Art of Amusing (1866). His cartoons and illustrations were signed with a triangle, which sometimes contained his initials (F.B.) or name (Bellew). His series of cartoons for Harper’s Weekly on the "Chinese Question" presented the topic from a purported Chinese perspective and incorporated Chinese calligraphy and artistic style.
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