Helen Hokinson studied at the Academy of Fine Arts (today the School of the Art Institute of Chicago). She was first employed as a fashion illustrator for department store Marshall Fields. In 1920, Hokinson moved to New York City and became a cartoonist. Her cartoons first appeared in The New Yorker in 1925. By the time of her death, she produced 68 covers and more than 1,800 cartoons for the magazine.
Helen Elna Hokinson
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Interior of a bookstore. The window of the store is seen to the left; shelves of books from center to right. A woman is seated in an armchair, in foreground,…