Famed animal caricaturist James Affleck Shepherd was born 29 November 1866 in London. One of his teachers was Alfred Bryan, the Judy caricaturist. He was introduced to the Punch audience in the 1894 “Punch Almanac.” J. A. Shepherd was a regular contributor of illustrations to the Strand Magazine. He illustrated “Zig Zags at the Zoo” in 1894, “Zig Zag Fables” in 1897, “The Story of Chanticleer” in 1913, “Uncle Remus” in 1921, and “Songs of the Birds” in 1922. A portrait and short biography are at Illustrators of the Strand.