Rose O'Neill

Author. Activist. Artist.

From The Master-Mistress, 1922.
A collection of poems and drawings by Rose O’Neill
From the Bonniebrook Historical Society library

Museums, Historical Societies, etc. on Tumblr?


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We would love to be included, but I can’t comment. Bonniebrook Historical Society in Southwest Missouri!

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suffragist poster by Rose O’Neill

Vote for Rose O'Neill to be honored in the Hall of Famous Missourians!

Ragsy and Ritzy by Rose O’Neill
Rose O’Neill’s illustration for the Childrens Song book “Sing a Song of Safety” music by Gerald Marks from 1937.

From the Kewpie Corporation: Tarako Kewpie Pasta Sauce!

"The Terror Outside" by Rose O’Neill
"Orpheus" by Rose O’Neill
"untitled" by  Rose O’Neill
Rose O’Neill illustration from “The Boss of Little Arcady”
Young Rose O’Neill in a vaudeville costume for a play.
Tom, Dick, and Harry Meet the Kewpies by Rose O’Neill. These illustrated cartoon from Good Housekeeping magazine are the first cartoons by a women in America. To learn more about the amazing illustrator Rose O’Neill go to:
"Cat Women" by Rose O’Neill