Charles R. Macauley

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Charles R. Macauley
C. R. Macauley portrait.jpg
Cartoon depicting the profits of child labor, c. 1913

Charles Raymond "C. R." Macauley (March 19, 1871 – November 24, 1934) was an American cartoonist and illustrator. He worked as a freelance illustrator and as staff cartoonist for newspapers including the Cleveland World, New York World, New York Daily Mirror, and Brooklyn Daily Eagle. He received the 1930 Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning for his 1929 cartoon "Paying for a Dead Horse".[1][2]

Macauley was born in Canton, Ohio.


As writer and illustrator

  • Emblemland, by John Kendrick Bangs and Macauley (Doubleday, 1902)
  • Fantasma Land (Bobbs-Merrill, 1904)
  • The Red Tavern (D. Appleton, 1914)
  • Rollo in Emblemland: A Tale Inspired by Lewis Carroll's Wonderland (Evertype, 2010) – recent new edition of Emblemland


  1. ^ Elizabeth A. Brennan; Elizabeth C. Clarage (1999). Who's Who of Pulitzer Prize Winners. Greenwood Publishing Group. p. 138. ISBN 978-1-57356-111-2.
  2. ^ "C. R. Macauley, Cartoonist, Dies at Age of 63". Brooklyn Daily Eagle. November 25, 1934. p. A 11.

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