William Newman

William Newman fl. 1842-64

Draughtsman at Punch from 1846 to 1850, making over 500 cuts. Known for his numerous silhouettes, called ‘blackies,’ which were pictorial puns in the style of Thomas Hood.

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

Signatures: NewmanSig