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IRISH ARTISTS & ILLUSTRATION 1830-1930

Morrow, Jack

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Biography: John Cassell (Jack) Morrow (1872-1926) was a political cartoonist, illustrator and landscape painter. Born in Belfast, one of seven brothers, four of his siblings, Albert (1863–1927), George (1869-1955), Edwin (1877–1952) and Norman (1879–1917), were also illustrators and cartoonists. Morrow was one of a number of illustrators, including his brother George, who contributed to Bulmer Hobson's nationalist magazine 'The Republic'. He also worked closely with Bulmer Hobson and Joseph Campbell at the Ulster Literary Theatre as a designer. He was a member of the Belfast Art Society and he exhibited in Dublin, his work was included at the Royal Hibernian Academy exhibition of 1912 and at the Oireachtas Art Exhibitions of 1906 and 1911. Examples of Morrow’s work were used to illustrate the periodical 'The Irish Review'. In 1920s he was linked with The Craftworkers Ltd, a Dublin-based workshop engaged in church decoration.

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