Charles Kerr

Painter and illustrator Charles Henry Malcolm Kerr (also C.H.M. Kerr or Charles Kerr) was born 22 January 1858 in London. He was educated at Corpus Christi College, Oxford, the Royal Academy Schools, and at the Académie Julian in Paris. Kerr exhibited at the Royal Academy, the Royal Society of British Artists, the New English Art Club, Royal Hibernian Society, Royal Institute of Oil Painters, Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolors. In 1890 he was elected to the Royal Academy of British Artists. Kerr died on 27 December 1907 in Campden Hill, Kensington.

Further Reading:
Houfe, Simon. “Charles Henry Malcolm Kerr RBA 1858–1907.” The Dictionary of British Book Illustrators and Caricaturists 1800-1914. Woodbridge, Suffolk: Antique Collectors’ Club, 1981. 359. Print.
Waters, Grant M.. “Kerr, Charles Henry Malcolm (1858–1907).” Dictionary of British Artists Working 1900- 1950. Eastbourne: Eastbourne Fine Art, 1975. 189. Print.

Illustrations by Charles Kerr



Aftermany300 After many days.. The Witch's Head.Twenty-sixth Thousand. 1893
Alphonseand38 Alphonse and his Annette. Allan Quatermain.New Edition. 1888
Alreadyhislondonlongmans190030 Already his finger was contracting on the trigger. Black Heart and White Heart.Black Heart and White Heart and Other Stories. 1900
Alreadyhis49 Already his finger was contracting on the trigger. Black Heart and White Heart.Elissa The Doom of Zimbabwe; Black Heart and White Heart. 1900

Amasai24 A Masai Elmoran.. Allan Quatermain.New Edition. 1888
Analmost104 An almost naked white man was being slowly dragged towards the trap.. Maiwa's Revenge.1st Illustrated Edition. 1891
Andso72 And so, farewell.. Nada the Lilly.New Edition. 1895
Aride244 A ride for the queen's life.. Allan Quatermain.New Edition. 1888

Arush134 A rush, a light of downward falling steel.. Nada the Lilly.New Edition. 1895
Ashapely128 A shapely Kafir girl.. The Witch's Head.Twenty-sixth Thousand. 1893
Avery56 A very handsome and dignified native girl stood before me.. Maiwa's Revenge.1st Illustrated Edition. 1891
Averylondonlongmans190034 A very picture of gentle despair.. Black Heart and White Heart.Black Heart and White Heart and Other Stories. 1900