John Leech (1817 - 1864)
Cartoonist and caricaturist educated at Charterhoues and then studied
medicine but turned to art. From 1841 he contributed hundres of
sketches of middle-class life and political cartoons to Punch, as well
as the Illustrated London News (1856). Over the next twenty-three years
Punch Magazine published 3,000 of Leech's drawings and 600 cartoons.