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Whitney Darrow, Jr.

One of my all-time favorites. Perhaps the best ever at drawing original cartoons in his books as gifts for the recipients. Have a look below.

Darrow's family donated much of his work to Princeton University, where he graduated in 1931.

Press release:
http://giving.princeton.edu/news/archive/darrow.xml

Here's a link to Princeton's Graphic Arts Collection:
http://www.princeton.edu/%7Erbsc/department/graphicarts/
Whitney Darrow, Jr.
Whitney Darrow, Jr.
u13%2fcsw62%2fsmall%2f38430966.wdelephant.jpg self-portraits
:: self-portraits ::
Youíre Sitting On My Eyelashes (1943) (signed and inscribed copies)
:: Youíre Sitting On My Eyelashes (1943) (signed and inscribed copies) ::
Please Pass the Hostess (1949) (signed and inscribed copies)
:: Please Pass the Hostess (1949) (signed and inscribed copies) ::
The Office Party (1951)
The Office Party (1951)
Stop Miss! (1957)
Stop Miss! (1957)
What Dr. Spock Didn't Tell Us (1959)
What Dr. Spock Didn't Tell Us (1959)
The Snake Has All the Lines (1960) (signed by Darrow and Jean Kerr)
:: The Snake Has All the Lines (1960) (signed by Darrow and Jean Kerr) ::
The World Is No Place For Children (1960)
The World Is No Place For Children (1960)
Kids Sure Rite Funny (1962)
Kids Sure Rite Funny (1962)
A Child's Guide to Freud (1963) (inscribed with original watercolor)
:: A Child's Guide to Freud (1963) (inscribed with original watercolor) ::
1964 World's Fair poster
1964 World's Fair poster
Give Up?  (1966) (inscribed copies with original drawings)
:: Give Up? (1966) (inscribed copies with original drawings) ::
Rahil enjoying Give Up?
Rahil enjoying Give Up?
Unidentified Flying Elephant (1968)
Unidentified Flying Elephant (1968)
Sex and the Single Child (1969)
Sex and the Single Child (1969)
A Time for Innocence (1969)
A Time for Innocence (1969)
Shiver, Gobble and Snore (1971)
Shiver, Gobble and Snore (1971)
The Thief Catcher (1972)
The Thief Catcher (1972)
Hi, Jock, Run Around the Block
Hi, Jock, Run Around the Block
Grandma Zoo (1978)
Grandma Zoo (1978)
Hold It, Florence (undated)
Hold It, Florence (undated)
Original Drawing done inside Please Pass The Hostess
Original Drawing done inside Please Pass The Hostess
Another original drawing done inside Please Pass The Hostess
Another original drawing done inside Please Pass The Hostess
Inside 'A Child's Guide to Freud'
Inside 'A Child's Guide to Freud'
Original drawing in Give Up?
Original drawing in Give Up?
Another original drawing in Give Up?
Another original drawing in Give Up?
Original drawing inside a third copy of Give Up?
Original drawing inside a third copy of Give Up?
Courtesy Warren Bernard Collection
Courtesy Warren Bernard Collection
An original inside a copy of You're Sitting On My Eyelashes
An original inside a copy of "You're Sitting On My Eyelashes"
Another original drawing in Give Up?
Another original drawing in Give Up?
Darrow's Advertising Work
:: Darrow's Advertising Work ::
My favorite Darrow cartoons
:: My favorite Darrow cartoons ::
Original art (Didn't We Just Take a Trip?)
Original art ("Didn't We Just Take a Trip?)
Original Cartoon (published in The New Yorker in 1971) (charcoal on illustration board)
Original Cartoon (published in The New Yorker in 1971) (charcoal on illustration board)
Original art (Untroubled Dreams of Childhood)
Original art (Untroubled Dreams of Childhood)