John Musgrave-Wood ('Emmwood')(1915-1999), Cartoonist, caricaturist and painter
Artist of 4 portraits
John Musgrave-Wood studied at Leeds College of Art; after eighteen months he gave up his studies to serve on an ocean cruise liner, where he began drawing caricatures of passengers. He returned to London in 1939. After active service in the war, he briefly studied portrait painting at Goldsmiths College. Musgrave-Wood freelanced as a cartoonist for various publications until joining the staff of Tatler & Bystander magazine in 1948 as theatre caricaturist. He also drew television review illustrations for Punch, created show business illustrations for the Sunday Express and contributed to Life magazine. In 1957, he joined the Daily Mail, where he remained as political cartoonist until his retirement in 1975.
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