On this day, September 10, 1883, illustrator Richard V. Culter was born in Peoria, Illinois. Culter studied at the Art Students League in New York and after further training in Paris worked as an illustrator for popular magazines and creating advertising images. In the mid to late- 1920s, Culter created a series of illustrations for Life depicting life in the Gay Nineties, a term he is said to have coined.