Cham (käm) [key], pseud. of Amédée de Noé ämādāˈ də nōāˈ, 1819–79, French caricaturist and lithographer. He abandoned a military career to produce over 4,000 designs, many of them caricatures and sketches of French and Algerian life.
The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.
More on Cham from Fact Monster:
See more Encyclopedia articles on: European Art, 1600 to the Present: Biographies