Herford, Oliver (M)

Surname: Herford
Forename(s): Oliver
b. 1 December 1863. d. 5 July 1935. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet and illustrator. Alternative signature: O. Herford. Born in Sheffield but spent childhood in the Chicago and Boston where his father served as a Unitarian minister. Educated at Antioch College, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the Slade School in London. Contributor to Harper’s Weekly, Ladies’ Home Journal, and St. Nicholas. Poetry volumes include Jingles from Japan and Other Rhymes by Peter Simple (1891) and Sea Legs and the Deb’s Dictionary (1906). Biographical information: ANB. (SCM)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 2
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Legend of the Lily 1891-11 Atalanta Poet, Illustrator 2163
The Walking Doll. By Her Late Owner 1892-06 Atalanta Illustrator 2198