(1888 - 1970)
Helen Jacobs was active/lived in England. Helen Jacobs is known for children's book illustration, educational book drawing.
Biography Helen Jacobs
Jacobs, Helen Mary
Helen Mary Jacobs was born in Ilford, Essex, the sister of the writer W.W. Jacobs; she studied art at the West Ham Municipal College. She illustrated children’s books in pen, ink and watercolor. Towards the end of her career she specialized in drawings for educational books.
The artist first exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1910. She contributed to annuals such as Playbox, Rainbow and Little Folks, but very soon all the major publishers including Hodder & Stoughton, Ward Lock & SPCK, were commissioning her.
She also created a series of drawings of Moths for Lord Rothschild. From 1912 she had made enough to move to Winchmore Hill. She wanted to put back into the community
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