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Relationships of Wood, Frank

To explore the relationships between the various bohemian writers and artists who frequented Pfaff's bar, select a person or group, and then select a relationship type. This section of the site is currently under construction; new content is being added on a regular basis.

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Daly, John Augustin (1838-1899)

Daly was assisted by Frank Wood (for the play Taming the Butterfly), who wrote a burlesque, called Leah the Forsook that caught Daly's eye and led to their partnership.

Mallen, Edward

Mallen worked with Wood at Vanity Fair.


Fawcett, Edgar (1847-1904)

A poem by Fawcett remembering his old friends from Pfaff's mentions "dreamy Frank," who may be Frank Wood.

Mallen, Edward

Winter mentions that Mullen attended Fitz-James O'Brien's funeral along with Frank Wood and Thomas Bailey Aldrich and states that they all rode in the coach together.

Ward, Artemus (1834-1867)

The author describes Ward and Wood as "great friends" (140). Wood also served as Ward's agent for his lecture, The Babes in the Wood.

In a letter written by Artemus Ward (Charles Farrar Browne), he refers to Frank Wood as his friend.

Seitz notes that Wood worked with Ward at Vanity Fair and that he, along with Edward Mallen and Charles Shanly "were used as incidental characters in [Ward's work,] 'Woshy-Boshy'" (90).