- 1997 - 2010 (Creation)
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Robert (Bob) Kain, born 1932, worked as a cartoonist, and illustrator in Toronto. He studied at the Ontario College of Art and the School of Visual Arts in New York. In Toronto, Kain lead Videoart, a commercial art studio. After retiring from advertising, he became an illustrator for Chirp, a children’s magazine, designing their mascot. Bob died in 2021.
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Fonds consists of material related to Chirp Magazine, including published magazines, books, and original drawings.
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Created September 22, 2023 by Andrew Edmonds.