H. M. Bateman
(1887-1970)

Died aged c. 83

Henry Mayo Bateman (15 February 1887 – 11 February 1970, Gozo, Malta) was a British humorous artist and cartoonist. H. M. Bateman was noted for his "The Man Who..." series of cartoons, featuring comically exaggerated reactions to minor and usually upper-class social gaffes, such as "The Man Who Lit His Cigar Before the Royal Toast", "The Man Who Threw a Snowball at St. Moritz" and "The Boy Who Breathed on the Glass at the British Museum." which appeared in the satirical magazine Punch.

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H. M. Bateman 1887-1970 cartoonist lived here 1910-1914

40 Nightingale Lane, Clapham South, SW12 Wandsworth, London, United Kingdom where they lived (1910-1914)