(1863 - 1909)
Gus (Gustaf) Henning Higgins was active/lived in Illinois, Pennsylvania / Sweden. Gus Higgins is known for newspaper cartoons and illustration.
Biography Gus Higgins
Gus Higgins (Gustaf Henning Lindstrom) (1863 - 1909)
Higgins, who was born in Stockholm, studied at the Art Academy there
before he immigrated to America in 1879. He settled in Chicago in
1885 and worked as a cartoonist and illustrator for The Chicago Tribune,
among other publications, participating in a lively group of
Swedish-American writers and artists in the 1880's and 1890's. He
claimed to be the only Swedish-American to exhibit a work in the
Swedish pavilion in the 1904 world's fair in St. Louis. Higgins
moved to McKeesport, Pennsylvania shortly after the turn of the
Submitted by Edward P. Bentley, Art Historian and Researcher, East Lansing
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