F. W. Alden (1873-1955)
'99 Badger
The Badger Pharmacist
Jocko-Homo Heavenbound
Puddle to Paradise
The Toadstool Among the Tombs
When Snakes Began to Nurse Their Young
100 Questions for Teachers of Evolution
Alibi, Lullaby, By-by
The Gee-Haw of the Modern Jehu
The "Seven Thunders" of Millennial Dawn
Rastus Agustus Explains Evolution
Buzzard Eggs in the Eagle's Nest
Mistakes God Did Not Make
Dust and Deity
Man, the Harness Maker
Stopping the Stork
Eagle Wings and Asking for the Unwanted


A similar drawing by M. M. Travis (see his website via the 'links' page) was done as the frontispiece for the third edition (August, 1924) only.  It was not a professional piece of work, and Dr. Shadduck commissioned F. W. Alden to replace it.  His drawing appeared in the fourth through tenth editions only (September, 1924 - 1944).  It is a satire on an identical sculpture, sans angel, by Carl Akeley, a noted taxidermist, which was on display at West Side Unitarian Church in Manhattan.  "The Chrysalis" was given widespread publicity in its day.  The church has long since been torn down, and the sculpture's whereabouts are unknown.