COBURN Frederick Simpson

COBURN Frederick Simpson

Born in Upper Melbourne in Quebec, he studied in Montréal, Berlin, France, London and New York. He was best known for his illustrations in Habitant and Other French-Canadian Poems and The Great Fight and Frechette’s Christmas in French Canada. He also illustrated the works of Dickens, Edgar Allen Poe, Washington Irving.

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Poetry::

The Habitant and Other French-Canadian Poems. Writ. William Henry Drummond. G.P. Putman’s Sons, 1898.

The Great Fight. Writ. William Henry Drummond. G.P. Putman’s Sons, 1908.

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“Some Canadian Illustrators. “ Writ., George St. Burgoyne,. Canadian Bookman, Jan. 1919: 24.