Joseph Finnemore

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Joseph Finnemore (1860-1939) was born in Birmingham in 1860 and educated at the Birmingham School of Art and in Antwerp under Michel Marie Charles Verlat.[1] Following a tour of Europe and the Near East in the early 1880, he settled in London in 1884.[1] He was a prolific book and magazine illustrator, who worked particularly for the Religious Tract Society.[1]

He was also a painter in oils whose works include The Proclamation of King Edward VII at St. James' Palace January 24, 1901 and On the Lookout, A Stormy Night.[2]

He was a member of the Society of Illustrators, the Royal Society of British Artists (from 1893) and Royal Institute (from 1898).[1]

Books illustrated by Joseph Finnemore[edit]

  • Ainsworth, W. Harrison (c. 1930). Old St. Paul's. London: Collins Clear-Type Press. 
  • Allen, Charles Grant Blairfindie (1888). The White Man's Foot. London: Hatchards. 
  • Bee, Dora. The Battle By The Lake. Religious Tract Society. 
  • Beer, Alfred (1904). The Heir of Bragwell Hall. London: Religious Tract Society. 
  • Bone, Florence (1919). Doctor Ogilvie's Guest. Religious Tract Society. 
  • Cule, W. E. (1926). Sir Knight of the Splendid Way. Religious Tract Society. 
  • Defoe, Daniel. Life and Strange Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe of York Mariner as Related By Himself. DeWolfe, Fiske & Co.  (Also includes illustrations by G.H. Thompson and Archibald Webb.)
  • Ellis, Edward S. The Boy Hunters of Kentucky. Chicago: M.A. Donohue & Co. 
  • Everett-Green, Evelyn (1911). Knights of the Road. London: Thomas Nelson and Sons. 
  • Finnemore, John (1915). The Animals' Circus: A Book for Children. London: Gale & Polden. 
  • Gilbert, Henry Franklin Belknap (1916). The Book of Pirates. London: George G. Harrap. 
  • Gilbert, Henry Franklin Belknap (1902). The Captain of his Soul. London: George Allen. 
  • Giberne, Agnes (1896). The Girl at the Dower House and Afterward. London and Edinburgh: W. & R. Chambers, Limited. 
  • Glass, James (1922). Chats over a Pipe: A Tale of Two Brothers (James and William Glass). London: Simpkin, Marshall & Co. 
  • Hodgetts, James Frederick (1902). Kormak the Viking. London: Religious Tract Society. 
  • Kelly, Minnie Harding (1920). The Golden City. London: Religious Tract Society. 
  • Kingsley, Charles (1925). Westward Ho!. London: Religious Tract Society. 
  • Munroe, Kirk (1922). At War with Pontiac or the Totem of the Bear: a Tale of Redcoat and Redskin. New York, NY: Charles Scribners. 
  • Kelly, M. Harding. The Golden City. Pembina, U.S.A. 
  • Robinson, Maude (1925). Wedded In Prison. Philadelphia: Swarthmore Press. 
  • Stables, William Gordon (1900). Kidnapped by Cannibals. London; Glasgow & Dublin. 
  • Stevens, William. The Slave in History: His Sorrows and his Emancipation. London: Religious Tract Society. 
  • Vredenburg, Edric, ed. (18--?). Gems from Walter Scott's Poems. London: Raphael Tuck & Sons.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  • Shakespeare, William (1897). Vredenburg, E., ed. The Merry Wives of Windsor. London: Tuck & Sons. 
  • Walshe, E. H. Kingston's Revenge: A Story of Bravery and Single-hearted Endeavour. London: Religious Tract Society. 
  • Wood, Mrs Henry (19--?). Roland Yorke. London: Collins' Clear-Type Press.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  • Wyss, Johann David (1897). The Swiss Family Robinson, A New Version by E. A. Brayley Hodgetts. London. 


  1. ^ a b c d "Joseph Finnemore, 1860-1939". The Correspondence of James McNeill Whistler. University of Glasgow. 
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