About William Gordon Brewster
Gordon Brewster was an editorial cartoonist for the Irish Independent group of newspapers. He also contributed illustrations to Our Boys in the 1910s-30s.
He was educated at the Dublin Metropolitan School of Art. His father, W. T. Brewster, was general manager of the Irish Independent, and Gordon joined the paper as a staff artist in 1906. He drew cartoons mainly on money matters for the daily paper, and had a regular cartoon called "This, That and the Other" for the Sunday Independent.
- Theo Snoddy, Dictionary of Irish Artists: 20th Century, Merlin Publishing, 2002