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Heath Robinson
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Born in Hornsey Rise, London
Born on 31st of May 1872
Died on 13rd of September 1944

Born 1872. Died 1944 - English artist, cartoonist and book illustrator.

Studied at Royal Academy Schools in London. Illustrated Don Quixote, Arabian Nights and Water Babies. Known for his satirical, humorous drawings in which complicated machines perform simple tasks.

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