On this day, July 10, 1918, illustrator Irv Seidmont Docktor was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Docktor studied art at the Philadelphia Museum School of Industrial Art and at the Barnes Foundation. Docktor’s range of illustration work was broad, from science fiction illustrations for books by Heinlein to fashion illustration for Bergdorf Goodman, he created posters for Broadway plays, album covers, and murals.

Irv Docktor