Winnifred Eaton’s Collaborators

Winnifred Eaton’s Collaborators

A. Deford PitneyIllustrator
Albert BlashfieldIllustrator
Alden PeirsonIllustrator
Alfred S. CampbellIllustrator
Alfred S. Campbell (1840-1912), who immigrated to the United States from England in the late 1860’s, founded the Alfred S. Campbell Art Company in 1871 in Elizabeth, New Jersey. The company went on to include reproductions, photographs, and illustrations. In addition to being an entrepreneur, illustrator, and photographer, Campbell also was an inventor and held numerous patents, which included inventing a panoramic lens and patenting a method for photography printing on platinum.
Arthur Ferrier
B. West ClinedinstIllustrator
Bertrand Babcock
C. Allan GilbertIllustrator
Charles Allan Gilbert (1873 - 1929) was a prolific, talented, American illustrator, animator, and artist best known for his 1892 illusionist drawing All is Vanity. Gilbert studied at the Art Students’ League in New York and Academie Julian in Paris before opening a studio in New York. Gilbert created illustrations for advertisements, magazines (including The Saturday Evening Post, Scribner’s, and Harper’s), calendars, and novels (including Edith Wharton’s The Age of Innocence). Gilbert is credited as the inventor of cartoons for the screen. He also designed posters in the First World War and worked as a camouflage artist for the US. Shipping Board during this time.
C. D. WeldonIllustrator
C. F. PetersIllustrator
C. Relyea
Capel Rowley
Capel Rowley (1862-1935) was a Chicago-based artist and writer. He illustrated Margaret Homes Bates’ 1894 love story Shylock’s Daughter as well as Grace Wilbur’s 1895 novel A Mormon’s Wife. Rowley also wrote short stories, such as “Corralled by Fire” (1893) for The Los Angeles Times and “Trapper Tom’s Robber” for the Philadelphia Inquirer in the same year.
Charles A. CoxIllustrator
Charles HorellIllustrator
Clare AngellIllustrator
Edward ButlerIllustrator
Frederick McCormickIllustrator
Gazo FoudjiIllustrator
Genjiro KataokaIllustrator
Genjiro YetoIllustrator
Gustavus C. WidneyIllustrator
Harry E. TownsendIllustrator
Henry HuttIllustrator
Howard V. BrownIllustrator
James McCrackenIllustrator
J.E. DeanIllustrator
John C. GilbertIllustrator
John Clithero Gilbert (?-1905) was a Chicago-based illustrator best known for illustrating Harold Bell Wright’s 1902 novel The Printer of Udell’s and William Hawley Smith’s 1904 science fiction novel The Promoters: A Novel Without a Woman.
John Cecil ClayIllustrator
Karl J. AndersonIllustrator
Kiyokichi SanoIllustrator
Kyohei Inukai
L. A. C. PantonIllustrator
L. W. ZieglerIllustrator
Louis BettsIllustrator
Louis Betts (1873-1961), born in Little Rock, Arkansas, was a renowned and decorated American portrait painter particularly active in the Chicago and New York City art scenes. Beginning his career as an illustrator, he completed work for Charles Eugene Banks in his book Child of the Sun, in addition to his illustrations for several of Onoto Watanna’s works. Louis Betts’ honours included a $5,000 Philadelphia Academy of Fine Arts prize and a $3,000 travelling scholarship awarded by the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts for travel in Europe.
M. McKinlayIllustrator
Margaret Fernie EatonIllustrator
Margaret Fernie Eaton (1871-1953?) worked primarily in pyrography and watercolor. She was born in England but immigrated to the United States in 1905, settling in Brooklyn, New York, for the majority of her career. Eaton studied at the Adelphi Academy and won several prizes for her work there. In Spring 1895, Eaton spent four months in Brockville, Canada, at a camp with friends where she completed a number of pieces, highlighted in an extensive interview in the Brooklyn Daily Eagle. Eaton became a member of the New York Watercolor Club; additionally, her work with pyrography advanced the style in the early 1900’s.
Mark HayneIllustrator
May Wilson PrestonIllustrator
S. EhrhartIllustrator
Sara BosseAuthor
Taka Spiro
Tom Peddie
W. H. D. KoernerIllustrator

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Mary Chapman

Mary Chapman is the Director of The Winnifred Eaton Archive, a Professor of English, and Academic Director of the Public Humanities Hub at University of British Columbia. She is the author of the award-winning monograph Making Noise, Making News: Suffrage Print Culture and US Modernism (Oxford UP) and of numerous articles about American literature and women writers. She has also edited Becoming Sui Sin Far: Early Fiction, Journalism and Travel Writing by Edith Maude Eaton (McGill-Queen’s UP) and published essays on the Eaton sisters in American Quarterly, MELUS, Legacy, Canadian Literature, and American Periodicals. Her current research project is a microhistory of the Eaton family. For more information, see

Joey Takeda

Joey Takeda is the Technical Director of The Winnifred Eaton Archive and a Developer at Simon Fraser University’s Digital Humanities Innovation Lab (DHIL). He is a graduate of the M.A. program in English at the University of British Columbia where he specialized in Indigenous and diasporic literature, science and technology studies, and the digital humanities.