Albert Morrow

Albert Morrow was an Irish painter, illustrator, and cartoonist. He was born in Comber, County Down, North Ireland, on 26 April 1863. Morrow's family includes several artists including his father, the painter and decorator George Morrow, as well as brothers George Morrow (1869–1955) and Jack Morrow (1872–1926). He was educated at the Government School of Art in Belfast and at the Royal College of Art in Kensington. Morrow contributed illustrations to many periodicals including Illustrated Bits, Good Words, and Punch. In 1884 he joined the staff of the English Illustrated Magazine. Morrow exhibited at the Royal Academy, Royal Society of British Artists, Municipal Art Gallery, Belfast, and he was a member of the Belfast Art Society. Morrow died in West Hoathly, Sussex, 26 October 1927.

Further Reading


Houfe, Simon. “Morrow, Albert George 1863–1927.” The Dictionary of British Book Illustrators and Caricaturists 1800-1914. Woodbridge, Suffolk: Antique Collectors’ Club, 1981. 395. Print.


Snoddy, Theo. Dictionary of Irish Artists: 20th Century. Dublin: Merlin Publishing, 2002. Print.


Strickland, Walter George. A Dictionary of Irish Artists. New York: Hacker Art Books, 1969. Print.


Waters, Grant M.. “Morrow, Albert (1863–1927).” Dictionary of British Artists Working 1900- 1950. Eastbourne: Eastbourne Fine Art, 1975. 239. Print.

Illustrations by Albert Morrow



Begoneman138 'Begone, man!' cried a priest. The Ancient Allan. 1st UK edition. 1920
Iam184 'I am named Karema'. The Ancient Allan. 1st UK edition. 1920
Inan256 In an instant I... plunged into the river.. The Ancient Allan. 1st UK edition. 1920
Mylord268 'My lord Shabaka, you tire of this land of honey and sweetness.'. The Ancient Allan. 1st UK edition. 1920

Ohfear288 'Oh! fear nothing, for every hermit however poor, still caries his staff and his cup.'. The Ancient Allan. 1st UK edition. 1920
Sparemy220 'Spare my life, Egyptian, and my treasure is yours.'. The Ancient Allan. 1st UK edition. 1920
Theseappearedfrontispiece There appeared the most beautiful life-sized statue of Isis . The Ancient Allan. 1st UK edition. 1920
Theyset96 They set a number of these bags on one of the scales and ordered Bes to seat himself in the other.. The Ancient Allan. 1st UK edition. 1920