BensellOn this day, June 11, 1842, artist and illustrator E. B. (Edmund Birchhead) Bensell was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. Bensell is best known for his ink drawings illustrating Charles F. Hazeltine’s edition of the work of William Shakespeare. He also created illustrations for Scribners & Sons, Lippincott & Co., J. M. Stoddard & Co., and Harper & Brothers publishers.