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 Ernest Hamlin Baker  (1889 - 1975)

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Lived/Active: New York/Massachusetts/Rhode Island      Known for: illustration-magazine cover, portraits

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1889 (Rhode Island)
 
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1975 (Norton, Massachusetts)

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New York/Massachusetts/Rhode Island

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Ernest Baker, born in 1889 in Rhode Island, was a self-taught illustrator. Most of his works were covers for Time Magazine, although he was responsible for eleven covers for Fortune Magazine between 1929 and 1941.

Beginning in 1939, Baker produced over 300 covers for Time during his seventeen-year tenure with the magazine. He was described by Time publisher, Ralph Ingersoll, as an artist who could do anything. George Marshall, selected as Times Man of the Year (showing 500 of 779 characters).



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