Biography of Palmer Cox


Cox, Palmer. Artist. Born in Granby, Quebec, Canada, April 28, 1840. Graduate of Granby Academy. Lived in San Francisco, 1863-75, contributing to "Golden Era" and "Alta California." Since 1875 lived in New York. His specialty was original humorous pictures illustrating his own books. Author: "Squibs of California, or Everyday Life Illustrated," "Hans von Pelter's Trip to Gotham," "How Columbus Found America," "That Stanley," "The Brownies, Their Book," "Queer People," "Queer People with Wings and Stings," "Queer People with Paws and Claws," "Another Brownie Book," "The Brownies at Home," "The Brownies Around the World," "The Brownies Through the Union," "The Brownies Abroad," "The Brownies in Fairyland" (cantata in two acts), "Palmer Cox's Brownies" (spectacular play in three acts), "The Brownies in the Philippines."