biography of Robert Farrington ELWELL (1874-1962)

Birth place: near Boston, MA

Death place: Phoenix, AZ

Addresses: Boston, MA

Profession: Painter, illustrator, sculptor

Studied: self-taught.

Comments: Illustrator: The National Magazine, Boston. Covered Buffalo Bill Cody's Wild West Show c.1890; became Cody's ranch manager in Wyoming, 1896-1921. In the 1930s his western illustrations appeared in Harper's, Century, and American. Also appears as Ellwell.

Sources: WW98; P&H Samuels, 157.