Here are representations from the internet of two of those prints.
On Wikipedia we find this information about James Swinnerton: "James Guilford Swinnerton (Nov 13, 1875-Sep 8, 1974) was an American cartoonist and a landscape painter of the Southwest deserts. He was known as 'Jimmy' to some and 'Swinny' to others. He signed some of his early cartoons 'Swin', and on one ephemeral comic strip he used 'Guilford' as his signature. Experimenting with narrative continuity, he played a key role in the development of the comic strip at the end of the 19th century."
As I was researching some of my ancestral lines a few years ago, I noticed James Swinnerton's name in my database! I was quite surprised. From that research, I was able to develop this chart, showing my connection to him.
Starting at the left, you can see that James G. Swinnerton was married to Gretchen Staples, daughter of William and Maud (Parshall) Staples. William and Maud's great-granddaughter Gretchen Lillich (through their daughter Lourena Staples Evans) is my 2nd cousin through my Becker ancestry, as shown at the right of the chart. My maternal grandmother is Nannie (Becker) Flanders. Her sister Mabel (Becker) Lillich is the grandmother of Gretchen (Lillich) O'Hagan.
|Gretchen (Lillich) and John O'Hagan|
|Mabel Mary (Becker) Lillich|