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Martha Sherwood <[log in to unmask]>
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Wed, 22 Apr 2020 11:59:45 -0700
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Eugene M. Franzden, illustrator, lived from 1893-1972, so the illustration
is presumably from a later edition that did not appear in Twain's lifetime.
I presume you know that the engravings from the first edition were by a
well-known political cartoonist who inserted recognizable public figures
into his illustrations, presumably with Twain's knowledge and without


On Wed, Apr 22, 2020 at 11:32 AM Michael Torregrossa, Medieval in Popular
Culture <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> List members,
> I've been enjoying your various conversations these past few months and
> thank those that have reached out in support of my work on adaptations of
> Twain's Connecticut Yankee.
> I'm looking right now at the Dover Thrift edition with cover art by Eugene
> M. Frandzen ( Does
> anyone have any info on when he worked on the text and what else he
> contributed?
> Thanks,
> Michael
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