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https://filsonhistorical.org/wp-content/uploads/wyncie_king_Andrew_Leonard_web.jpg
Pencil and watercolor sketch of Andrew G. Leonard, who was the steward of the Kentucky Jockey Club. Leonard holds a pair of binoculars in his hand.

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Bennett H. Young, Confederate officer and prominent Louisville attorney. During the Civil War, Young led Confederate forces in a raid on St. Albans, Vermont.

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Brigadier General Francis Marshall commanded troops at Camp Zachary Taylor during World War I and was awarded the Army Distinguished Service Medal for his leadership during the Meuse-Argonne Offensive. He died in an airplane crash in 1922.

https://filsonhistorical.org/wp-content/uploads/wyncie_king_Desha_Breckenridge_web.jpg
Pencil and watercolor sketch of Desha Breckinridge, editor of the Lexington Herald from 1897 to 1935.

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The package in which Wyncie King sent his caricatures to the Filson.

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Harriet Monroe was the editor of Poetry magazine in Chicago, Illinois and played an important role in the development of modern poetry. King sketched Monroe when she visited Young E. Allison in Louisville.

https://filsonhistorical.org/wp-content/uploads/wyncie_king_Harvey_Joiner_web.jpg
Harvey Joiner was a landscape artist from Louisville known for his paintings of beech trees.

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Ilya Tolstoy was a writer and son of Leo Tolstoy. King sketched Tolstoy while he stayed in Louisville at the Watterson Hotel.

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James D. Black, former governor of Kentucky. King sketched most of his subjects from the shoulders up, but in this drawing we get the impression that Black was a short man with an eye for fashion.

https://filsonhistorical.org/wp-content/uploads/wyncie_king_lt_florent_web.jpg
Lieutenant Adrien Florent was a member of the French Military Mission at Camp Zachary Taylor during World War I.
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