Livingston Hopkins

Livingston Hopkins

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Livingston York Yourtee "Hop" Hopkins was an American cartoonist who became a major Australian cartoonist during the time of the Federation of Australia. Hopkins was born in Bellefontaine, Ohio, son of Daniel Hopkins, surveyor, and his wife Sarah, n e Carter. He was the thirteenth of 14 children. His family were Methodists, and his upbringing was somewhat hard and puritanical. When his father died, his mother was left with a home and a small estate. The boy went to the district school, and from the age of 14 years worked at various avocations until 1864 when he enlisted in the 130th Ohio Volunteer Regiment to fight in the American Civil War when 17 years old. He had very little active service, as the regiment's term of service was only three months.After the war Hopkins went to Toledo, Ohio where some sketches he had made were shown to the proprietor of the Toledo Blade. As a result he was engaged as an illustrator, which led to an appointment on Scribner's Weeklyshow more

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  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 163g
  • Loc Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134901970
  • 9786134901970