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Frances Brundage
(1854 Newark, NJ - 1937)

Brundage postcard #1Brundage's father, Rembrandt Lockwood, was an architect, wood engraver, and painter of church murals. He abandoned the family when Francis was a teenager, and she began supporting herself through drawing and painting. Her first professional sale was to Louisa May Alcott, for a sketch illustrating one of Alcott's poems. In 1886, she married painter William Tyson Brundage. By 1900, she was engaged by publisher Raphael Tuck to illustrate children's books and soon began designing postcards for them. She joined publisher Sam Gabriel in 1910, designing postcards celebrating holidays and American traditions. Well into her 60's, she was still illustrating up to 20 books a year. In all, she is represented by only about 300 signed postcard designs, but the quality of her work places her in the upper echelon of postcard illustrators.

For more information and examples of her work, visit Women Children's Book Illustrators by Denise Ortakales.

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