circa 1830: Washington Irving (1783 - 1859), the first internationally acclaimed American writer, and creator of such famous characters as Rip Van Winkle and Ichabod Crane, hero of 'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow'. An engraving from a painting by Alonzo Chappel. (Photo by Spencer Arnold Collection/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
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Spencer Arnold Collection / Stringer
January 01, 1830
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