Wain, Louis (M)

b. 5 August 1860. d. 4 July 1939. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Animal caricaturist and illustrator, particularly humorous drawings of cats. President of the National Cat Club. Illustrated postcards for Raphael Tuck. On the staff of *The Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News* (from 1882) and *The Illustrated London News* (from 1886). While in New York he worked for *New York American* (1907-1910). Houfe comments that “his obsession [with cats] slowly turned to insanity and he died in poverty.” Biographical information: Houfe 488, Wood 490. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 3
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Town Cats In The Country 1890-12 Atalanta Illustrator 2060
The Dental Hospital 1891-10 Atalanta Illustrator 2159
The Joke 1892-01 Atalanta Illustrator 2171