Charles Edward Chambers (August 9, 1883 - November 5, 1941) was an American illustrator and painter. Chambers was born in Ottumwa, Iowa. He studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and then at the National Academy of Design, where he studied under George Bridgman. Chambers produced numerous illustrations for writers such as Pearl Buck, Louis Bromfield, Faith Baldwin, and W. Somerset Maugham, as well as for magazines, including Harper's, Cosmopolitan, Woman's Home Companion, Ladies' Home Journal, and McCall's. During World War I (1914 - 1818) he illustrated a famous poster for the Food and Drug Administration extorting immigrants to aid in the war effort. This popular poster was issued in Yiddish, Italian, Spanish, and Hungarian. He went on to produced advertising illustrations for Chesterfield Cigarettes and Steinway and Sons. In 1931, he was awarded the 2nd Altman Prize at the National Academy of Design Exhibition, and in 2010, posthumously, he was inducted into the Hall of Fame of the Society of Illustrators.

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