Richard Doyle

Richard Doyle (Dick Kitcat) 1824-83

RDoyleSon of the caricaturist John Doyle and brother of Henry, Charles and James Doyle. Served as Punch‘s youngest illustrator from 1843 to 50. He resigned over the paper’s anti-papist policies, Doyle being a staunch Roman Catholic. His cover design for Punch was used until 1954.

From Engen, R. K. (1985). Dictionary of Victorian Wood Engravers. Cambridge: Chadwyck-Healey Inc.

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