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T. M. R. Whitwell

Illustrator

(1868 - 1928)

T. M. R. Whitwell

T. M. R. Whitwell started his career as a lithographic artist. He went on to illustrate quite a number of P. G. Wodehouse’s earliest books, thereby defining the look and feel of one of the most abidingly popular novelists.



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The Gold Bat (1904)

A tale of Wrykyn, an English ‘public’ school, cricket and certain pranks, one of which targeted the local MP. Read online at Gutenberg.org.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): T. M. R. Whitwell

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The Head of Kay’s (1905)

Having been appointed head boy of Kay’s house against his will, Kennedy soon finds that it is something like taking over the running of Hades while Mephistopheles sat back and watched. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): T. M. R. Whitwell

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Mike: A Public School Story (1909)

Mike Jackson wins his first XI colors at Wrykyn in his first year, as set forth in the first part of the serialization of this novel ‘Jackson Junior,’ but two years later his father rusticates him to Sedleigh due to his poor marks. It is there that he meets Psmith and ‘The Lost Lambs’ determine to rag the cricket team, until an epic fight with the captain, Adair, leads Mike to change his mind. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): T. M. R. Whitwell

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Mike: A Public School Story (1910)

Mike Jackson wins his first XI colors at Wrykyn in his first year, as set forth in the first part of the serialization of this novel ‘Jackson Junior,’ but two years later his father rusticates him to Sedleigh due to his poor marks. It is there that he meets Psmith and ‘The Lost Lambs’ determine to rag the cricket team, until an epic fight with the captain, Adair, leads Mike to change his mind. The American edition was bound from the sheets of the British edition. It is not listed at WorldCat.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): T. M. R. Whitwell

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Psmith in the City (1910)

Mike and Psmith go into the New Asiatic Bank. Mike gets called up to play cricket for his county and Psmith quits the bank as well to watch him. They both go up to Cambridge as the story ends. Read online at Hathitrust.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): T. M. R. Whitwell

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Psmith Journalist (1915)

Mike and Psmith travel to America. While Mike is playing exhibition cricket matches in Philadelphia, Psmith stays in New York and goes to work at a newspaper, Cosy Moments. While the editor is away, Psmith and the acting editor decide to spice things up a bit with an anti-slumlord campaign. Gunplay ensues, but Psmith comes smiling through and returns with Mike to Cambridge. Published as a serial in 1910, the plot was combined with a love story to produce The Prince and Betty. This was the first independent book publication. Read online at Hathitrust.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): T. M. R. Whitwell

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Tales of St. Austin’s (1903)

A dozen ‘public school’ stories set at St. Austin’s. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): R. Noel Pocock
E. F. Skinner
T. M. R. Whitwell

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Tales of St. Austin’s (1903)

A dozen ‘public school’ stories set at St. Austin’s. Read online at gutenberg.org.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): R. Noel Pocock
E. F. Skinner
T. M. R. Whitwell

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