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Artemus Ward (Charles Farrar Browne) (1834–1867)

Browne, Charles Farrar (“Artemus Ward”). An American humorist; born at Waterford, ME, April 26, 1834; died at Southampton, England, March 6, 1867. He is most celebrated for the collections of humor called ‘Artemus Ward, his Book’ (1862); ‘Artemus Ward, his Travels’ (1865). His productions were widely quoted, and his popularity as a lecturer was very great. In 1866 he visited England on a lecture tour, and contributed to Punch. (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).