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 Ethel McClellan <I>Plummer</I> Humphreys

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Ethel McClellan Plummer Humphreys

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Death 30 Oct 1936 (aged 58)
Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Plot Sec 113 Lot 16812 - unmarked
Memorial ID 147053733 View Source
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Ethel Plummer was the first woman artist published in The New Yorker Magazine. Her work appeared in the premiere issue in 1925. She also contributed illustrations to Vogue, Shadowlands, and Scribner's Magazine.

American artist. She worked primarily with drawings, prints, and paintings.She was the Vice President of the Society of Illustrators and Artists and exhibited at the Society of Independent Artists in 1910, the MacDowell Club in 1915, the Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture by Women Artists for the Benefit of Woman Suffrange Campaign at the Macbeth Gallery (1915). She worked as an illustrator for various magazines, including Life, Vogue, Shadowlands, and Vanity Fair.

Ethel McClellan Plummer Jacobsen Humphreys died at home from a cerebral hemorrhage at the age of fifty-eight on October 31, 1936. Her obituary in The New York Times identified her as the wife of Colonel Frederick Humphreys.


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