John R. Flanagan

From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia
John R. Flanagan

John Richard Flanagan (23 july 1895 - 12 december 1964) was an Australian illustrator. He was born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. His father, Patrick Joseph Flanagan, was born in 1871 in Australia of Irish ancestry. His mother, Rose Harvey McCoy, was born in 1873 in Boorowa, New South Wales, Australia of Irish ancestry. His parents married in 1894 and had four children, John (b. 1895), Norine (b. 1897), Francis (b. 1903), and Agnes (b. 1904). They lived at 30 Sloan Street, Summerhill, Sidney, Australia. The father worked at the County Jockey Club. The father enjoyed drawing horses, but there were no professional artists in the family...

In 1924, he did 8 illustrations for Arthur Conan Doyle's short stories.