Comic Creator

Alfred Crowquill

Alfred Henry Forrester

(1804 - 1872, UK)  United Kingdom

Alfred  Crowquill

A Goodnatured Hint about California, by Alfred Crowquill

Alfred Forrester, who used the pseudonym Alfred Crowquill, was a 19th Century contributor to Punch magazine. His works has been collected in the book 'A Bundle of Crowquills'. He also published a book called 'A Goodnatured Hint about California'. Crowquill's comic history of the kings and queens of England is an illustrated children's book, published in London around 1860. It consists entirely of colour portraits of England's monarchs up to Queen Victoria. Crowquill was originally the joint pseudonym of Alfred Henry Forrester and his elder brother Charles Robert Forrester. In 1843, Charles retired from active life, and the name was then used by Alfred alone.

William I, by Alfred Crowquill

Last updated: 2006-12-20

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