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Sir Francis Carruthers Gould ('F.C.G.') (1844-1925), Cartoonist and journalist
Sitter in 8 portraits
Artist associated with 135 portraits
Francis Carruthers Gould was born on 2 December 1844, in Barnstaple, Devon. After working in banking and stockbroking, his skill in caricature was recognised and from 1897 he gained regular employment as a political cartoonist. His caricatures were published in Truth, the Pall Mall Gazette (1897-3) and Westminster Gazette (1893-1914) where he became assistant editor. He also edited his own periodical Picture Politics (1894-1914).