MAY 12, 1812: POETRY WITHOUT NAUGHTY WORDS — Wretched Richard’s Almanac

Edward Lear, born in England in 1812, was a true dabbler — artist, illustrator, musician, author, poet. Starting off his career as an illustrator, he was employed to illustrate birds and animals first for the Zoological Society and then for Edward Stanley, the Earl of Derby, who had a private menagerie. He also made drawings […]

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