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The Prince of Wales and Other Famous Americans

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Author  Miguel Covarrubias
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The Prince of Wales and Other Famous Americans is a 1925 book by Miguel Covarrubias, a Mexican cartoonist. The book features several dozen black-and-white caricatures of famous American (mostly New York-based) personalities from the 1920s. Many of the drawings were originally published in Vanity Fair magazine, which employed Covarrubias as a staff cartoonist.

The book's introduction is authored by Carl Van Vechten.

List of subjects

  • Florence Mills
  • Otto Kahn
  • Willa Cather
  • Jack Dempsey
  • Charlie Chaplin
  • Calvin Coolidge
  • H. L. Menchen
  • George Jean Nathan
  • John D. Rockefeller
  • Ann Pennington
  • Al Smith
  • Jascha Heifetz
  • Mary Pickford
  • Theodore Dreiser
  • Harold Lloyd
  • Alfred Stieglitz
  • Ed Wynn
  • George Gershwin
  • George Horace Lorimer
  • Rudolph Valentino
  • Leopold Stokowski
  • Babe Ruth
  • Carl Van Vechten
  • Eddie Cantor
  • Alexander Woollcott
  • Mrs. Fiske
  • Joseph Hergesheimer
  • Emily Lewis
  • References

    The Prince of Wales and Other Famous Americans Wikipedia


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